The Blacking industry 1842

Posted on Nov 20, 2010

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.


See more here:
https://www.blancoandbull.com/boot-cleaning/an-1842-day-at-day-and-martins/