Hale's "Clever Clothes Shop"

Description (Brief)
Celluloid envelope with blue print. On one side is an image of a woman's profile and Edward Hoch's attributed quote that begins, "There is so much bad in the best of us ..." An advertisement is on the reverse. The envelope contains a celluloid sleeve and a strip of material. It is an advertising piece for Hale's "Clever Clothes Shop" of Kingston, N.Y.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
stamp holder
date made
after 1905
advertiser
Hale, Chas. E
maker
Whitehead & Hoag Company
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3.5 cm x 6 cm; 1 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
referenced
United States: New York, Kingston
ID Number
2006.0098.0519
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0519
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Celluloid
Advertising
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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