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"Why don't you speak for yourself, John?"

Accession Number: 0000.1.128

Collection: Library - Images

Object: Postcard

Date Made: 1915-1921

Description:
"Why don't you speak for yourself, John?" Color image depicts Priscilla Mullen sitting at a spinning wheel in early Plymouth, Mass., with John Alden kneeling by her side. Very similar to 0000.1756.19. Copyrighted and published by A. S. Burbank, Plymouth, Mass. Phostint trademark made only by Detroit Publishing Co. "July 30 / 1921" written on reverse of card. [1915-1921] 9 x 14 cm..

Subject:
Spinners; Spinning-wheel; Labor--Female; Alden, Priscilla.; Alden, John,; Plymouth (Mass.); Colonial revival; Spinning--Hand

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