Grace Rogers Cooper Showing Sewing Devices

ID: 94-1525

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1968

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 1 Folder March 1968

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Summary

Grace Rogers Cooper, curator of Division of Textiles, shows two mechanical sewing devices that preceded that of Elias Howe: a 1842 leather stitcher by John Greenough, and a 1843 machine by Benjamin Bean.

Subject

  • Cooper, Grace Rogers
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, March 1968

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 1 Folder March 1968

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1968

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Women
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • Mechanical Sewing Devices
  • Sewing Machines
  • Bean, Benjamin
  • Museums
  • Greenough, John
  • Museum curators

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

94-1525

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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