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The new "608" pongee corset.

Image ID: 818146

The new "608" pongee corset. (1891)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The new "608" pongee corset.

Published Date

: 1891

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm. (3 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)


: Written on mount: "Aug. 6, 1891" Printed on border: "Made from the natural silk. Firm and durable in texture, with the choicest whalebones, and springs so flexible that they can be tied in a knot. They are the lightest of all corsets, giving to the body perfect ease in any position." "Made exclusively by the Worcester Corset Company, Worcester, Mass." "Royal Worcester WCC corsets." Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From Youth's companion. (Boston : Perry Mason Co.,) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Costume -- corset

Source Description

: 2 folders (80 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 818146

Record ID

: 703290

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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