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Wrapping Paper
about 1875
Distributor:Distributed by Bacharach's
Maker:Made by Unknown
Printed paper
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 13 1/2 x 9 1/2in. (34.3 x 24.1cm)
Credit Line: Gift of G. Fox & Co.
Description: A brown tissue paper wrapper printed in black ink with an image of a well-dressed young woman regarding herself in a hand mirror as she adjusts her bonnet ties; she wears a coat over a long dress. The paper was used by William Bacharach's Company in Hartford, Connecticut, advertising a "bankrupt sale" to get rid of winter merchandise and to make room for his new spring and summer lines. Bacharach was a milliner and seller of "fancy good."
Inscription: Inscribed at upper left in red ink: "57100" and below in pencil: "FOX/974/.62/H328ba"
Object Number: 1949.2.26
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