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The New "608" Pongee Corset.

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The New "608" Pongee Corset.

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Costume -- Corset

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1891
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC COSTU-Cor
Women -- Clothing & dress -- United States
Dresses -- United States
Content: 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.
Source note: Youth''s companion. (Boston : Perry Mason Co.,).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 9 x 12 cm. (3 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1638110
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17122671
Barcode: 33333159260120
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f2f85d60-c549-012f-5c57-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1891: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The New "608" Pongee Corset." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fcbf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The New "608" Pongee Corset." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fcbf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1891). The New "608" Pongee Corset. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fcbf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The New "608" Pongee Corset.