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Adcock, Henry, active 1824
Advertisement for riding belt, waistband, and waistcoat back, sold by Henry Adcock, London.
London : Henry Adcock, approximately 1824?
Physical Description:
1 print : engraving ; 22 x 19 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TT580 .A33 1824
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
At head of title, with illustration of the royal arms: By His Majesty's royal letters patent. Henry Adcock, sold by appointment, London.
The London Journal of Arts and Sciences (1824, page 166) notes a patent registered "to Henry Adcock, of Summer Hill Terrace, in the Parish of Birmingham and County of Wawrick, gilt toy manufacturer, for his invention of an improvement in making waistbands, or umbilical, ventrical, lumbar, and spinal bandages, or supporters to be attached to coats, waistcoats, breeches, pantaloons, and trousers, to be either permanently fixed, or occasionally attached and supplied."
Engraved advertisement illustrating a riding belt, waistband, and waistcoat (with two figures of each) sold by Henry Adcock, London.
Subject Terms:
Adcock, Henry, active 1824.
Clothing and dress -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Clothing trade -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Tailoring -- Great Britain.
Vests -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Trade cards (advertising)

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