Reference number
  • F/006
  • Collection
  • 1907
Extent and medium
  • 1 volume
  • ┆A case with fold out pages on which squares of fabric are fixed for display. The fabrics are the Spring and Summer Ranges for 1907 and include Genoa and constitution cords, thicksett cords, self and drab moles, flannels, fancy vestings, serges, whipcords, Derby tweeds, and various quality fabrics for suits and trousers. The case folds out to 7.5 metres in length. The case includes a letter dated 11 July 1853 relating to the tallow market in London, referencing demand and prices.
Administrative history
  • ┆The front cover of the case is marked R&S L. At this time the originating company cannot be identified.
Access status
  • Open
Conditions governing access
  • Open and available for access.
Conditions governing reproduction
  • Photography will be permitted for private research purposes only.
Language/scripts of material
  • English
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
  • Purchased by Leicester Polytechnic Library for £16.36
Archivist's note
  • Catalogued by Katharine Short, Archivist.
Date(s) of descriptions
  • July 2019