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Celluloid Novelty

Celluloid Novelty

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Description
This celluloid card has a calendar for 1909, and a photograph of Edward K. Warren, the inventor of Featherbone. Established in Three Oaks, Mich. in 1883, the Warren Featherbone Co. used the splines of turkey feathers as a replacement for whalebone stays.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Calendar
Celluloid Novelty
Date made
1909
depicted
Warren, Edward K.
maker
Whitehead & Hoag Company
Warren Featherbone Company
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4.6 cm x 8.7 cm; x 1 13/16 in x 3 7/16 in
overall: 1/16 in x 1 13/16 in x 3 7/16 in;.15875 cm x 4.60375 cm x 8.73125 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.0588
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0588
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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