Advert for Shepherd, Rothwell & Hough sewing and knitting machines
Medium: Print on paper
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 ..."