Man and child in parlor

Man and child in parlor

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Description (Brief)
Film still printed on a card showing a woman and a slot machine. The small card was probably a promotional piece or vending item like those which accompanied packs of gum and cigarattes or were distributed through machines at amusement areas. In the photograph, a woman in a dress with feathers in her hair is holding a fan and gazing above her right shoulder. A highly decorated slot machine with a dial showing playing cards is in the foreground. The number 384 is written in the lower right corner of the card.
Object Name
photograph
date made
ca. 1900s
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in; 13.97 cm x 15.875 cm
ID Number
1986.3048.2241
nonaccession number
1986.3048
catalog number
1986.3048.2241
subject
Family
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Family & Social Life
Photography
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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