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Corset Tournure ; Skirt Supporter.

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Corset Tournure ; Skirt Supporter.

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Costume -- Corset

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1859
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC COSTU-Cor
Women -- Clothing & dress
Textiles -- India
Content : Figures numbered 4 and 5. Printed on border: "The corset tournure is a novelty which is highly recommended. While serving the purpose indicated by its name, it forms an effectual support for the skirts." "We also illustrate a skirt supporter, the extreme lightness and simplicity of which commends it to public favor. It consists of a girdle of three parallel slips of watch-spring steel, furnished with a slide so as to be readily adapted to the size of the wearer …" Written on border: "Mar. 1859" Includes additional text.

Source note: Harper''s magazine. (New York : Harper Brothers, 1850-).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 21 x 13 cm. (8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1638110
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17122671
Barcode : 33333159260286
UUID: e7616d90-c549-012f-1073-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1859: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Corset Tournure ; Skirt Supporter." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1859. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fcb9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Corset Tournure ; Skirt Supporter." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 26, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fcb9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1859). Corset Tournure ; Skirt Supporter. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fcb9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Corset Tournure ; Skirt Supporter.