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Creator:
Day and Martin.
Title:
Day & Martin : proprietors of the real Japan blacking. London, and Liverpool.
Alternate Title(s):
Day and Martin
Wretch
Published/Created:
[London] : [Day and Martin], [approximately 1880]
Physical Description:
1 trade card : chromolithograph ; 9 x 12 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TS1020 .D39 1880 Box
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Prints
Notes:
"Manufacturers to Her Majesty."
Contemporary directories record the firm of Day and Martin as manufacturers of waterproof Japanese blacking, at 97 High Holborn (London).
Lithography by Hobbs, Maidstone.
The reverse of the card features an image of a domestic interior. Caption reads: "Angelina: 'Why do you sit in that ungrateful position, George?'. George: 'I'm only contrasting my boots with your stove, and the boots have it. Try a little Day & Martin on the bars, you'd find it a great improvement!'"
Subject Terms:
Boots -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Clothing and dress -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Day and Martin.
Domestic life -- England -- 19th century.
Domestic life -- Great Britain.
Fashion -- England -- London -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Interiors -- England -- 19th century.
Shoe-polish -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Shoes -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Advertisements.
Trade cards (advertising)
Ephemera.
Chromolithographs -- 1880.
Contributors:
William Hobbs and Sons, lithographer.
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