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Catalog Number 1947.203.003
Object Name Card, Trade
Scope & Content American Fibre Chamois Company trade card promoting the dry goods store, J. Sparling and Company of Detroit. A color lithograph of a woman in a brown dress and hat with the caption "Fibre Chamois," is on the recto. The verso contains the text of an 1895 letter from actress and singer Lillian Russell praising the "genuine fibre chamois" from the American Fibre Chamois Company used by New York dressmaker Redfern, as well as the name of J. Sparling and Company.
Date c. 1895
Year Range from 1895
Extent of Description 3" x 5"
Collection Business/Stores/Retail
Search Terms J. Sparling and Company
Dry Goods