Title: A. J. Runkle & Co.

Alternate Title: Alice Atherton

Description: Advertising card for A. J. Runkle & Co. showing a woman in a feathered hat. Front of card says: “Alice Atherton, uses Warner Bros. Coraline Corsets, Ask for it.” It also is stamped with "A. J. Runkle & Co., Dealers in Fancy Goods, Notions, Ladies' and Gents' Furnishing Goods." Back of card has an image of the corset and says: "Dr. Warner's Flexible Hip 'D' Corset. Boned with a New Material called Coraline. No more Broken Bones." followed by further advertising copy offering "A reward of $10.00 will be paid for every strip of Corline which breaks with four months' ordinary wear in a corset.." Address given on front of card:
Nos. 1044 and 1046 Main Street,
Kansas City, Mo.

Product: Warner Bros. Coraline Corsets

Subject(s): Advertising cards; Clothing stores; Corsets; Women;

Local Subject(s): A. J. Runkle and Company

Date: ca. 1880-1900

Item Type: Advertising Card

Dimensions: 7 x 12 cm.

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

See Also: SC3, Box 9, Scrapbook 4, page 78

Location: SC3, Box 1, Corsets

Barcode: Front: 10019302; Back: 10019303

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

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