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Advert for Shepherd, Rothwell & Hough sewing and knitting machines

Advert for Shepherd, Rothwell & Hough sewing and knitting machines

Printer: Unknown

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1885

Shelfmark: Evan.6783

Item number: 6783

Genre: Leaflet

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The Shepherd Rothwell & Hough company was formed in Oldham in 1872. They produced various models of this 'Eclipse' sewing machine, which was basically a simplified model based on contemporaneous Singer machines. In 1878, they became one of the first companies to copyright an advertising slogan: "Eclipsing all others ..."

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