New Hermes Engravo-graph Machine

Description (Brief):

A portable engraving/monogramming machine for clothing from the New Hermes Corporation, created circa 1950s, and owned by business woman Lillian Vernon. Accompanying this is 2019.0306.02, a box of engraving blocks.

Date Made: 1950s circa

Maker: New Hermes, Inc.

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

Subject: Manufacturing, Engraving, Women

See more items in: Work and Industry: Work, Clothing & Accessories, Work

Exhibition: American Enterprise

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2019.0306.01Accession Number: 2019.0306Catalog Number: 2019.0306.01

Object Name: machine, engraving

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 1/2 in x 12 3/4 in x 14 1/2 in; 21.59 cm x 32.385 cm x 36.83 cm


Record Id: nmah_1968853

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