Properts Ltd updates

Posted on Nov 28, 2010 in Latest

Information about Propert’s has been updated somewhat with all the information cleaned so far. Itd great to know their 1878 building is not only still standing but in good use still.

The Blacking industry 1842

Posted on Nov 20, 2010 in Latest

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 industrial effort that went into it.