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Creator:
Alexander McBean & Sons, creator.
Title(s):

Billhead recording clothing purchased by George W. Humphreys, Esq. from, Alexander McBean & Sons, clothiers, Inverness.

Published/Created:
Inverness, 1900.
Physical Description:
1 sheet : illustration ; 26 x 21 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GT510 .A44 1900 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Archives & Manuscripts
Notes:
"To Alexr. McBean & Sons, tailors, clothiers & outfitters. Inventors of the Highland Cloak & Deer Stalking Knickerbocker. Inverness, 35 Union Street."
The engraved billhead features an illustration of McBean's storefront.
"Accounts rendered June & December".
Includes a Penny Lilac tax stamp affixed to verso.
Completed in pen and black ink.
Billhead of Alexander McBean & Sons, Inverness clothier, recording purchases made by George W. Humphreys Esqr of Ardross St. in 1900. Records twenty-one purchases, made from Jan. 12, 1900 to July 31, 1900, in which Humphreys buys gloves, ties, jackets, hose, repair to a morning coat vest, shirt, umbrella, repair to umbrella, collar studs, hat, tweed buttons, linen buttons, cap and cotton drawers totalling £19/10/10. Dated at top: 1900. McBean records receipt of payment on August, 15th, 1900.
Subject Terms:
Accessories (Clothing & dress)
Alexr. McBean & Sons.
Clothing and dress -- Scotland.
Clothing trade -- Scotland.
Drapery industry -- Scotland.
Fashion -- Scotland.
Humphreys, George W., active 1900.
Inverness (Scotland) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Storefronts -- Scotland.
Woolen goods industry -- Scotland.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1900.
Receipts (financial records)
Billheads.
Blank forms.
Ephemera.
Financial records.
Tax stamps.
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