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Description

The stereograph contains a black and white image of Sears, Roebuck & Co.'s Composing Room, where printers (mostly men) are shown setting the type for printing catalogues. Sears, Roebuck and Company began conducting mail order operations at the turn of the twentieth century. The image is mounted on a cream-colored paper card mount with documentary information about the composing room on the card's reverse.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n. d.

Measurement

3 9/16 X 7 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card mount

Inscription

recto, bottom right: No. 30 WHERE THE TYPE IS SET. / SEARS, ROEBUCK & CO., CHICAGO, Ill. verso, center: No. 30 WHERE THE TYPE IS SET. / Sears, Roebuck & Co., Chicago, Ill.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

stereograph

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

6544

Digital ID

FVW_06544

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Where The Type is Set. Sears, Roebuck & Co., Chicago, Ill.

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