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    19th Century Millinery Advertising Poster. Lithograph on paper, 26.5" x 33.5", Armstrong Cator & Company, Baltimore, circa 1890s. A beautiful advertising poster that is both a catalog and a history lesson in women's 18th and 19th century hats. The central image features an elegantly dressed woman admiring herself in a hand mirror. Surrounding the central image are dozens of hats with corresponding stock numbers and surrounding those are colorful images of women from around the globe and their indigenous hats. The poster has a 2" x 2" piece at the top margin which is loose but present, several tears and bends at the edges, and a water spot or two but generally it is in very good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2007
    26th-27th Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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