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Sewing Machines | Historical Trade Literature in Smithsonian Collections
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Standard Company Name: Love Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Love!
Title: [Trade card featuring a girl showing a smaller child a butterfly and advertisement for Love! sewing machines]
Imprint: [Between 1885 and ca. 1889]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring girl showing a smaller child a butterfly and advertisement for Love! Sewing machines.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 4 ; Folder 28 (about locations)
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Record Number: 3440

Standard Company Name: Love Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Love Buttonhole and Sewing Machine Co.
Title: [Trade card featuring the Love Buttonhole and sewing machine]
Imprint: 19th cent.
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: A girl with a red umbrella wearing a red dress and white cap and boy wearing a red hat, checkered jacket, plain pants and striped socks are riding on a brown and white duck.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 5 ; Folder 7 (about locations)
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Record Number: 4252

Standard Company Name: Love Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Love Buttonhole and Sewing Machine Co.
Title: [Trade card featuring the Love Buttonhole and sewing machine]
Imprint: 19th cent.
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Sad-eyed cat holding on to footstool surrounded by flowers (lily) nothing said about their buttonhole and sewing machines on this trade card.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 5 ; Folder 7 (about locations)
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Record Number: 4258

Standard Company Name: Love Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Love Sewing Machine Co.
Title: [Trade card featuring the Love, the latest and most attractive sewing machine for all purposes] / Makes buttonholes on any kind of goods.
Imprint: 20th cent.
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: The Love sewing machine does zig-zag stitching with one or two needles; no extra attachments needed to do overseaming or other sewing; picture shows young girl with bonnet holding doll and basket.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 5 ; Folder 10 (about locations)
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Record Number: 4278

Standard Company Name: Love Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Love Buttonhole and Sewing Machine Co.
Title: [Trade card featuring the Love Buttonhole and sewing machine] / "After the fair imitating the jockey".
Imprint: 19th cent.
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Sales promotion card with two boys racing on their upside-down brooms making believe they're jockeys on horses; one boy wears a red suit the other wears a checkered jacket and red pants.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 5 ; Folder 10 (about locations)
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Record Number: 4279

Standard Company Name: Love Manufacturing Company
Company Name: The Love
Title: [Trade card featuring the Love: the latest and most attractive sewing machine]
Imprint: [between 1885 and 1890]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card shows young girl with sickle in one hand and flowers in the other; she wears a white bonnet, yellow skirt, green top.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 5 ; Folder 10 (about locations)
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Record Number: 4292

Standard Company Name: Love Manufacturing Company
Company Name: The Love
Title: [Trade card featuring the Love] / The latest and most attractive sewing machine for all purposes.
Imprint: [between 1885 and 1890]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Girl wistfully peering through hole in a wall, wearing a white bonnet and red dress clutches a pink multi-petaled flower.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 5 ; Folder 10 (about locations)
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Record Number: 4302

Standard Company Name: Love Manufacturing Company
Company Name: The Love
Title: [Trade card featuring the Love: the latest and most attractive sewing machine]
Imprint: [between 1885 and 1890]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card is the same as no. 2, folder 10, box 5 except this shows a figure of a girl looking at butterfly; she wears a yellow bonnet with pink ribbon her dress is pink with a green over collar; girl has brown hair.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 5 ; Folder 10 (about locations)
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Record Number: 4304

Standard Company Name: Love Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Love
Title: [Trade card featuring the Love] / The latest and most attractive sewing machine.
Imprint: [between 1885 and 1890]
Pages: 1
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring snow scene, two girls talking, one wears a blue coat and red hat, the other wears a tan coat and blue/green hat; birds fly overhead.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 5 ; Folder 10 (about locations)
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Record Number: 4305

Standard Company Name: Love Manufacturing Company
Company Name: Love
Title: [Trade card featuring the Love: the latest and most attractive sewing machine]
Imprint: [between 1885 and 1890]
Pages: 2
Notes: Format: Trade cards
Descriptive Notes: Trade card featuring a girl with doll.
Smithsonian Location: NMAH. Archives Center. Warshaw. Box: 5 ; Folder 10 (about locations)
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Record Number: 4309

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