: Dated ca. 1900, this trade card advertises Clark's Mile-End Spool Cotton thread used for sewing clothing. In the center of the card is a short poem in which Robins can agree on nothing other than Clark's Mile-End is "woman's greatest friend." The poem is framed by a robin nest in the lower left corner, with tree branches and foliage reaching around the frame of the poem, and a robin perched at in the upper right corner. The reverse reads "The proprietors of Clark's Mile End Spool Cotton propose to issue a series of twelve aquarelles from design by the celebrated Parisian artist Hector Giacomelli, illustrative of our native song birds. Preserve this card as issued. Families and dressmakers should use Clark's Mile-End Spool Cotton. Best six cord for machine and hand use. Thomas Russell & CO., sole agents." View on Ohio Memory.
: VFM5933_06 Subjects
: Advertisements; Sewing; Women; Birds Places
: Bellaire (Ohio); Belmont County (Ohio)