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Donchester: An arrow evening shirt

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Donchester: An arrow evening shirt

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Costume -- Evening Wear -- 1910s

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1915
Borders (Ornament Areas)
Women -- Clothing & dress -- 1910-1919
Men -- Clothing & dress -- 1910-1919
Hairstyles -- 1910-1919
Evening wear -- 1910-1919
Tuxedoes -- 1910-1919
shirts -- 1910-1919
Content: Printed on border: "Cluett, Peabody & Co., Inc. Makers." "$1.50, $2.00 and $3.00." "The most important requisite of a dress shirt is good apperance a shirt that fits badly and that has a bosom which creases and bulges cannot be called a dress shirt. The "Donchester" has a patent bosom which is attached to the shirt in such a way that it always remains flat, immaculate, and in its place." Written on border: "Now. 1915."
Source note: Town country. (New York : Town Country, 1846-).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 29 x 21 cm. (11 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17122723
Barcode: 33333159263892
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 62f4ad80-c54a-012f-95dd-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

  • 1915: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

The New York Public Library. "Donchester" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1915. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fe06-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The New York Public Library. "Donchester" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fe06-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The New York Public Library. (1915). Donchester Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fe06-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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