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Advert for Smith's Patent Grip, rope fastener

Advert for Smith's Patent Grip, rope fastener

Printer: Farquharson Roberts & Philips

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1884

Shelfmark: Evan.6931

Item number: 6931

Genre: Leaflet

Smith's patent grip was a pulley-and-rope device used to hold curtains and blinds. It could also be used to quickly erect or dismantle tennis nets. It is indicative of the Victorian obsession with labour-saving devices.

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