The distress in Lancashire: Sewing for unemployed girls, 1862
Sewing school for unemployed factory girls, Zion Chapel, Stretford Street, Manchester. The girls, ranging in age from sixteen years old to adult women, have free use of the premises, which is heated and lit with gas, and also are supplied with materials to work with.
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1860s, 1862, Chapel, Distress, Factory, Girl, Girls, Interior, Lancashire, Manchester, Mar16, Needlework, School, Sew, Sewing, Sews, Street, Stretford, Unemployed, Unemployment, Women, Work, Working, Zion
A tale of Clarks O.N.T. Spool Cotton
A tale of Clarks O.N.T. Spool Cotton. Mournful the tale, and sad the sight, o, shed a tear for Joness plight. His clothes were new but ah, the cotton theyd sewed them with, alas was rotten. No longer weep for Mr J. A happy man is he all day. For Wisdom Mrs Jones has though on, and sewed his clothes with Clarks Spool Cotton. Moral. Happy indeed, will that man be, Whose clothes are sewed with O.N.T.
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Dining room, mid 19c
A dining room and study, possibly German. Three young women sit, one sews, one weaves, one produces a cross stitch or tapestry on a frame
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1850, 19c, Century, Cross, Dining, Domestic, German, Historical, History, Mid, Needlework, Nineteenth, Room, Scene, Sew, Sews, Sit, Stitch, Study, Tapestry, Weave, Weaves, Women, Young