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Google Street View (June, 2011) glimpses a reflection of the new buildings at
227 Asylum St. in the big window on the 2nd floor of no. 226
Domestic Sewing Machine Company used a great variety of trade cards in its promotions.
Below is one of the most colorful Domestic cards, recently acquired by the Arnold Collection:
|(reverse of Domestic card above)|
card & resources, page 112
card, page 106
connection with Providence Tool Co., page 67
Any blotches seen are on the card, not the skirt!
Click on the page numbers below for information on Higgins Soap Company:
a week's worth of cards & bankruptcy, page 108
card, trademark feud, H.M.S. Pinafore reference, page 121
For another card stamped by the Emmett Brothers (but not much additional information, so far), go to page 105 of the Earl J. Arnold Advertising Trade Card Collection.
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