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  • John and Jane Adams Trade Card Collection

Barnum endorses suspenders

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Smiths Clinch Back Suspender
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The Loewenberg & Gans Company of Appleton, Wisconsin advertises their suspenders for men with an endorsement from circus magnate P. T. Barnum claiming that they, like Barnum's Jumbo the Elephant, "are a 'big thing.'" Barnum's endorsement is dated May 12, 1882.
Suspenders; Shoulder braces; Clinch back suspenders; Braces; Dry goods; Product endorsements; P. T. Barnum
Wisconsin - Appleton
  • John and Jane Adams Trade Card Collection
Trade Cards - Chromolithographs
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John and Jane Adams, 1989
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