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Woman at flax wheel "In the Olden Days"

Accession Number: 0000.1675.1

Collection: Library - Images

Object: Postcard

Date Made: 1907-1908

Description:
Woman at flax wheel "In the Olden Days." Black and white image shows a woman seated at a spinning wheel in front of a fireplace. Her dress [or costume] is Colonial Revival. Copyright 1905 by J. Murray Jordan, which refers to the image, as the card was manufactured no earlier than 1907. Postmarked Jan. 7, 1908 but location is illegible, and Jan. 8, 1908 in Hanover, Pa. 13.5 x 8.75 cm.

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

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