Title: Frank Scott, Notions & Fancy Goods

Description: Advertising card for Frank Scott showing a woman in a dress with peacock feather hem, yellow wings, a gauzy shawl, and a butterfly antennae headband standing with thirteen birds of exotic species including a cockatoo, a crane, two kookaburras, a puffin, two owls, a pelican, a duck, and others. Front of card says: "Frank Scott, Notions & Fancy Goods...Lace Material, Berlin Zephyr, Canvas, Germantown Yarn, Knitting Silk, Crewels, Art Embroidery, Arrasene, etc., Decorative Needle Work, Turkish Rug Patterns, Patterns, Stamping, Honiton Braid." Front lower right side of image says: "Copyright 1881 by Geo. _____" (last part is obscured by image). Back of card is blank. Address given on front of card:
913 Main St.,
Kansas City, Mo.

Subject(s): Advertising cards; Sewing equipment & supplies; Fabric shops; yarn; Needlework; Women; Birds; Animals;

Local Subject(s): Scott, Frank;

Date: 1881

Item Type: Advertising Card

Dimensions: 8 x 13 cm.

Collection: Advertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216

Location: SC3, Box 2, Specialty Shops

Barcode: 10019981

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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