Advert for John Pound & Co dressing case 1912
Lady's real pigskin dressing case, with solid silver fittings. Advertisement John Pound & Co dressing cases. John Pound became Lord Mayor of London in 1904. With less time to run his business, he gave control of the company to his two sons, John Lulham and Percy Albert. John Pound & Co. continued to trade until the 1940s or 1950s when it was taken over by John Lewis.
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The East India House Museum, London, 1858
Interior of the East India House Museum in Leadenhall Street, London. Many of the items on display in the museum at that time were from the collection of Dr. Forbes Royle. Showing a room that had been remodelled, by Digby Wyatt, in the Middle Eastern Islamic style.
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