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sanitary fair.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010



Lovely display from the Brooklyn Sanitary Fair of 1864. {via brandi.}

2 comments :

  1. Oh my goodness!! Just look at all those lovely little frocks and fancies!! I'm particularly taken with the tiny, beautiful, sheer blouse! Thank You for sharing this!!

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  2. I have a rare book that has all of the publications put out for the Sanitary Fair. It's really cool. It lists all of the donations, the displays, layout of the fair, stories etc. So it's really cool to see some of the items from the fair. I wonder if I can find these items listed. :)

    -Loretta

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