Trunks,traveling bags and satchels

Trunks,traveling bags and satchels
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Article code05172

Trunks,traveling bags and satchels
160 pages
190 B&W illustrations
Soft cover
15 x 23 cm

The variety of packing trunks and carrying bags for salesmen, tradesmen, bankers, doctors, and travelers that are shown here will astound you. Whether of light or heavy weight, large or small size, and specific or general purpose, they all were made with a job in mind. Taken from the pages of sales catalogs of the 1890s, these illustrations are advertising pieces to the new mail-order business. They evoke the time when objects were made to last forever, and today there are trunks and bags of these types available in the antiques market, with Price Guide