This tuxedo consists of three pieces that include a tailcoat, a vest, and trousers. The black tailcoat is made of wool and has peaked lapels faced with silk. It is double breasted and has a center vent on the back. There are three buttons on each sleeve cuff and the lining is made of black silk. The formal vest is made of white silk and has a shawl lapel. It also has four welt pockets on the front and is missing the buttons at the center front. The trousers are made of black wool.
1915 – 1925
Current Location Status:
Gift Of Mrs. Joseph Heyer
American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
(September 1 2015 – January 1 2016)Step back in time to an era of flappers and suffragists, bootleggers and temperance workers, and real-life legends like Al Capone and Carry Nation. Created by the National Constitution Center, American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition is the first comprehensive exhibition about America’s most colorful and complex constitutional hiccup. Spanning from the dawn of the temperance movement, through the Roaring ’20s, to the unprecedented repeal of a constitutional amendment, this world-premiere exhibition brings the whole story of Prohibition vividly to life. American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition is curated by Daniel Okrent, Pulitzer Prize finalist and author of Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition. GRPM's collection was featured in various venues across the United States and additional feature items were shown at the GRPM venue.
Mrs. Joseph Heyer