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1920's pictorial review #31 cover  embroidery catalog | by Embroiderist
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1920's pictorial review #31 cover embroidery catalog

The Pictorial review Magazine was a ladies fashion magazine first published Sept. 1899

its main purpose was to sell patterns made by William Paul Ahnelt's American Fashion Company.

by 1925 it bragged of having a world record breaking 2.5 million subscribers.

in 1932 when sales were declining Ahnelt sold his ownership

in 1937 it was merged with the Delineator

The Pictorial Review ceased publication in 1939

This quarterly embroidery edition was a offshoot of the main monthly magazine

 

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Taken circa 1920