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Creator:
Gaimes, Sanders & Nicol.
Title(s):

Specimen of one of the materials used by Messrs. Gaimes, Sanders & Nicol, 22 Birchin Lane, Cornhill, & 111 Strand : in the preparation of the foundations for their pliant, ventilating, velvet & silk hats.

Additional Title(s):

At head of card: Royal Panopticon of Science and Art, Leicester Square

Published/Created:
[London?] : [Gaimes, Sanders & Nicol], [1854?]
Physical Description:
1 trade card : illustrations ; 9 x 13 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TS2185.G3 S64b Flat
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Related Content:
View catalog record for: White, William. The illustrated hand book of the Royal Panopticon of Science and Art. [London?], [1854].
Classification:
Books
Notes:
The card (or a version of it) was mounted as a plate in: White, William. The illustrated hand book of the Royal Panopticon of Science and Art. [London?], [1854]. See link herewith.
The Royal Panopticon of Science and Art (at Leicester Square) was open from 1854 to 1856.
The text is printed within a wood-engraved floral border.
At foot of card: "First Gallery, Porch no. 2"
BAC: British Art Center copy is housed with a similar trade card printed on cork made for Gaimes, Sanders & Nicol's participation in the Great Exhibition of 1851, in London.
The card is printed on a thin sheet of cork. Contemporary advertisements for hats made by Gaimes, Sanders & Nicol touted their extreme lightness, durability, and ventilation, traits that made them attractive for the Australian and Indian markets.
Subject Terms:
Clothing and dress -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Clothing trade -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Gaimes, Sanders & Nicol.
Hat trade -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Hats -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Millinery -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Royal Panopticon of Science and Art.
Form/Genre:
Cork (bark)
Advertisements.
Trade cards (advertising)
Wood engravings.
Ephemera.
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