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Woman With a Parasol
"Out For a Stroll"

A fashionable lady of 1891 might be seen strolling down the broad boulevards of Chicago's elite neighborhoods. Her silk dress and her lace parasol might have been purchased at Potter Palmer's innovative retail emporium. Palmer's wife Bertha, queen of Chicago society, bought some of her fanciest clothes in Paris.

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