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History of the Sewing Machine
TitleHistory of the Sewing Machine
Full Size Imagehttp://dlib.cwmars.org/cdm4/images/full_size/spencer/25.jpg
SubjectSewing machines--History; Howe, Elias, 1819-1867; Howe Machine Co.
DescriptionThe cover of the History of the Sewing Machine by James Parton. The book was published in 1867 and tells the story of Elias Howe, Jr, and how he developed and invented the first sewing machine. It also talks about the virtues of the Howe Sewing Machine, Co. and contains advertisements and promotional materials for Howe Sewing Machines. The original article was published in the Atlantic Monthly magazine in May of 1867. Different versions of the book were created for retail stores to promote the Howe Sewing Machines. This copy was printed for Plummer and Wilder which had stores in Bangor and Portland Maine as well as Boston Massachusetts.
CreatorParton, James, 1822-1891
PublisherC/WMARS http://www.cwmars.org/
ContributorsThe Howe Machine Co.
Date1867?
TypeImage
Formatimage/jpg
IdentifierSP0025
SourceIs the cover to the History of the Sewing Machine by James Parton
Languageen-US
RelationIs part of the Spencer Historical Museum Collections. Richard Sugden Library, Spencer, Massachusetts. http://www.spencerpubliclibrary.org/
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