Properts Ltd updates

Information about Propert’s has been updated somewhat with all the information cleaned so far. It’s great to know their 1878 building is not only still standing but in good use still. [divider] See more here: Propert Ltd / Beddow & Sons...

The Blacking industry 1842

Just acquired – a rather splendid essay of rather astonishing verbosity relating a visit to the Day and Martin blacking factory in Holborn. Replete with excellent engravings the article gives an insight into the size of the boot blacking business and the...