Clothing ephemera. Box 3.
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Box file containing items of ephemera in acid free sleeves. Includes adverts for: an Acroamatic belt (Dr. Yeldall, 5 Red Lion Square, 1796), socks made from shamoy leather which prevented chillblains (Seares and Harbin, St. Giles, London), general clothing from: Gedaliah Gatfield of Newgate Street, London, the Birmingham Drapery Company, Boycot and Lucas of Kidderminster, Burch of Great Russell Street, London, Simeon Heveningham of Cheapside, London, John Platt of Leadenhall Street, London, Stott's Warehouse on Fleet Street, London, Henry Swaysland of Poultry, London, Cue and Rutt of Fenchurch Street, London, John Maunder of Nottingham and New Street, Covent Garden, Samuel Tudman of Ludgate Hill, London, J.O. Roberts of Bridgnorth, Edwards & Walker of Bridgnorth, F. & E. Hughes of Bridgnorth, Foster and Usher of King Street, Cheapside, London, Thomas Gibbons of Upper East Smithfield, London and High Street, Shadwell, J. Sutton of Smock Alley, Spittle Fields, London, Edward York of Coleman Street, London, Isaac Day of Maiden Lane, London, Robert Grammer of Manchester and the Strand, London, Charles Marsden of Kingsland Road and Gracechurch Street, London, Anatomical stays (1813), J. Horlor of Chiswell Street, London (all 17th and 18th century), jewellers including: Love & Co. of Old Bond Street, H.H. Faiers & Co. of Ludgate Hill, London and I. Pearson of Fleet Street, London (1720). More modern leaflets etc. from the Scottish Council for Health Education ('Right dress', illustration by Fougasse, 1962), Kendall Co. (UK) Ltd. of Braunton, Devon (stockings), electric irons from the Electric Appliance Society of Northern California, Doré military tailors of Conduit Street and George Street, London, Rose Brothers of Duke Street, London, Capper, Son & Co. of Fenchurch Street and Gracechurch Street, Jenyns and Avro corsets, Boutique 77 stockings (1972), Undercover throwaway pantees (1975), Top-Liner corsets (1961), titanium shorts, bands, tape, Rakuwa necklaces, supporters, bracelets (using cell ionization to relax muscles after sport, 2004), Thermastrap, Elastastrap, Therma-Ice Wrap (adjustable supports for sport etc., 2010).