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Advertising card for Warner Brothers Coraline Corset

Item Information

Title:
Advertising card for Warner Brothers Coraline Corset
Description:
Trade card distributed by H. B. Edwards & Co., an Amherst clothing store that operated in Merchants' Row from the 1880's to about 1915. The store specialized in ladies' fine underwear. The advertisement is for Warner Brothers Coraline Corsets, introduced in 1881. Coraline was a new stiffening agent that was much more flexible (and comfortable) than horn, reed, or whalebone, materials that were commonly used in corsets.
Date:
[ca. 1885]
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Genre:
Advertising cards
Business cards
Location:
Jones Library, Amherst
Special Collections
Collection (local):
Jones Library, Amherst
Subjects:
Corsets--History
Women's Clothing--History--19th Century
Places:
MassachusettsHampshire (county)Amherst
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Publisher:
Jones Library Special Collections
Language:
English
Identifier:
Folder: Amherst -- Trade cards