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"The Gossips," illustrated by F. R. Smith

Accession Number: 0000.1.127

Collection: Library - Images

Object: Postcard

Date Made: 1921

Description:
"The Gossips," illustrated by F. R. Smith. Black-and-white image (slightly tinted) shows two women in colonial costume seated by a spinning wheel." Appears to be an illustration of a watercolor (?) titled The Gossips," by F. R. Smith. On reverse of card: "Presented by The Duxbury Shop, Miss E. M. Leete, Prop., Duxbury, Mass." A Longfellow poem relating to spinning is also printed on the reverse. May have been used for promotional purpose: Published by Geo. E. Keith Company, Makers of Walk-Over Shoes. Logo bottom right corner of front illustration depicts a woman and a shoe. Dated by hand July 30, 1921. 14 x 9 cm.

Subject:
Spinning-wheel; Colonial revival; Spinning--Hand

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