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Advert for Wilmot & Watson, clothiers

Advert for Wilmot & Watson, clothiers

Printer: Unknown

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1889

Shelfmark: Evan.8036

Item number: 8036

Genre: Leaflet

At the beginning of the 19th century most people's clothes were made by hand - either by tailors and dressmakers or at home. By the end of the century, however, mass production of items such shirts and trousers meant that ready-made clothes became cheaper. Large department stores and clothiers like Wilmot & Wilson’s stocked almost everything from hosiery and underwear to overcoats and sporting jackets.

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