Antique Advertising from 1913 Men's Clothing at Horse Races, Salesmen Sample Catalog Page for Suits. This is a VERY LARGE, original print on heavy card stock. Great advertising of men's Edwardian fashion. Fun item for a horse racing collector.
NOTE: Very LARGE print: 18-1/2 inches x 15-1/2 inches on heavy stock.
Drafted and printed by the GREAT WESTERN TAILORING Company, Made to Measure Garments, Chicago Spring and Summer 1913, this is a fabulous catalog page.
This listing is for one page from the book. Ideal for costume designers for film, stage and re-enactment at the Kentucky Derby. .
Antique 1913 Vintage Salesman's Catalog Sample Page Edwardian Men's Clothing Cigars Downton Abbey Era. Gentlemen are apparently at the horse races as one is using binoculars. There is a beautiful woman in the background.
Two men and a woman are depicted in shades of gray, peach and pink with accents in brown and black. This HUGE print was bound in a very large book. Salesmen carried this huge book, from town to town, taking orders for the clothing shown.
Bottom of the page reads: No. 816. One-Button Long Roll Peaked Lapel Sack (suit) and No. 817. Two-Button Long Roll Peaked Lapel Sack. Men's wardrobe is drawn with amazing detail showing how a gentleman would have dressed as the world was approaching WWI.
Shown are accessories; straw boater hat, ties, a cane, shoes, stiff collars and gloves. The lady has a gorgeous afternoon gown and flamboyant hat.
Great source of information for authentic costuming for film and stage. Amazing display for a vintage men's clothing store, a horse racing den, collector or to give to your Downton Abbey sweetheart.
Condition is ABOVE excellent. There MAY be a tiny, tiny spot around the border and a slight bend in lower corner.
The last picture is representative of what is on the BACK of the page. Here fabric samples were displayed. They were removed long ago.
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