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Social History (TD4788.3)
Invoice for repairing a hairdryer. 27/09/66. Under guarantee- no charge.
Social History (TD4788.4)
Kohinoor- British electrical equipment guarantee for 1 year after purchase. 'Ettingers, Cambrian Works, Aberdare, Glam.'.
Social History (TD4788.2)
Cardboard box for a Kohinoor hairdryer. Red paper label attached. 'Airstream blowdryer. Serial No. 2 8 16. 230/ 250V.
Social History (TD4784.1)
Steel hair clippers. Contains hair clippings. Made in the USA.
Social History (TD4898.2)
'The Bristol Mental Hospital Management Committee wish to record their appreciation of the services rendered by Alderman A.W.S. Burgess first as a member of the Visiting Committee and later as Chairman of the Management Committee from 1948 until his retirement in 1953. Some of the greatest advances in the development of the Mental Hospital Service in Bristol, including the openin of the Neurosis Centre and special departments at Barrow Hospital and the day Hospital at Grove Road were made under his chairmanship. The sound judgment, good counsel and wide experience contributed by Alderman Burgess in directing the affairs of the Bristol mental Hospitals are held in high regard by all whose pleasure it has been to work under his leadership. A.D. Field, Chairman. May, 1953.'
Social History (TD4898.3)
'Extract from the Minutes of the Proceedings of the Council of the City and County of Bristol at their Meeting held on Saturday the 9th day of November 1940'.
Social History (TD4787.1)
Volt meter. Metal face, plastic casing and textile, metal wire which has been repaired with adhesive tape. Used to measure the voltage for electrical appliances in a barber's shop. the front meter is labelled as "W&G British Made".
Social History (TD4787.2)
Wooden case, covered with leather with a metal clasp and a blue felt lining. Hollowed space for a volt meter. Scuffed and worn.
Social History (TD4791)
Pair of barber's scissors. Metal teeth. Stamped on handle and at the top of the blades with 'AESCULAD', 'GERMANY', & 'ORIGINAL VEIT'. Blades slightly discoloured.
Social History (TD4796.1-2)
Barber's razor in a brown leather pouch. Razor states; 'THE.MAB.R.' Pouch is damaged from wear on the razor.
Social History (TD4803.1-2)
2 yellow plastic signs with red/ brown writing. Both have the same design. 'NEW DUREX Gossamer SENSITOL LUBRICATED'. 'No. 109' is printed on the back, with clips for display in the centre.
Social History (TD4804.1-2)
2 yellow plastic signs with red/ brown writing. TD4804.1 states 'NEW DUREX Gossamer SENSITOL LUBRICATED'. TD4804.2 states 'DUREX Gossamer/ for family planning'. 'No. 110' is printed on the back, with metal clips for display in the centre.
Social History (TD4801)
Barbers' sharpening stone in a rectangular wooden box with lid.
Social History (TD4802)
Advertising sign fo Wilkinson Sword blades. On the front there is a faded picture of a sword handle with some blades. Reads 'Supreme in Quality/ WILKINSON/ SWORD/ The name on the world's finest blade'. Metal frame support at the back and a cardboard back and stand.
Social History (TD4800)
Bottle of 'Petroleum hair tonic. Prepared Paraffin'. Contains yellow liquid. 'Boots' is written on both the front label and the green lid. On the back of the label (readable through the liquid) is written; 'Part the hair in several places and sprinkle a few drops directly on to the scalp. Massage gently with the finger tips. Dress the hair as usual. / Daily application will prove beneficial to the hair and scalp./ This preparation is suitable for use by men and women.'
Social History (TD4785.1)
Barber's razor. Inscribed 'HOLLOW GROUND RAZOR' & 'THOMAS TURNER & CO./ CUTLERS TO HIS MAJESTY/ SHEFFIELD'.
Social History (TD4785.2)
Leather case with blue velvert lining. 'GLEAVE & SON/ 8, OLDHAM ST/ MANCHESTER'.
Social History (TD4808)
Hanging strop (used to straighten and polish razor blades). Leather and metal. 'JOHN HALL/ CUTLER/ BIRMINGHAM, BRISTOL,/ CARDIFF, NEWPORT,/ SWANSEA'. One end is inscribed 'FINISH', the other says 'SHELL HORSE HIDE'.
Social History (TD4789)
A hairdryer manufactured by 'elchim'. Metal nozzle and grey plastic handle. Long cable without a plug. Large switch on 2 of the handle sides. 2 metal labels, one screwed to the top of the hairdryer which reads 'elchim professional'; and one attached to the side which reads, 'special, made in italy'.
Social History (TD4786.1)
Large steel hair clippers with 'Ettinger of England' inscribed inside the left handle. 'Made in England' is stamped on the bottom of the plate blade.
Social History (TD4792.2)
Box, used to hold a razor. Label on the inside of box reads 'E.J. MORGAN H.T.A. (MEMBER) TONSORIAL SPECIALIST KEYNSHAM'. Box is scuffed and has been repaired with tape.
Social History (TD4794.2)
Card box, used to hold a razor. Torn and scuffed and end piece is missing. 'C[O]PLLUM DOLPHIN STREET BRISTOL'.
Social History (TD4794.1)
Cut throat razor. Steel blade hinged with a yellow plastic protective case. The blade has been engraved with 'SHAVE EASY' & 'H.THOMPSON 12 WASSAU STREET DUBLIN'.
Social History (TD4793.1)
Cut throat razor. Steel blade hinged with a black plastic protective case. Blade is rusting at hinge.
Social History (TB1854)
In form of sealed envelope. Front has flowers in oval frame, raised to reveal 'The Blessing'. Frame of flowers backed by padded blue silk, itself trimmed with scallop-edged paper lace. Back plain white with beaded edges.
Social History (TB1849)
Deckle-edged card with tinted picture of man in boat, backed with coastal setting at sunset. Circular frame, decorated with white flowers, raised.
Social History (TB1461)
Victorian Christmas card with floral motif. Opens out sideways, with pansy 'lock' , verse by H.M. Burnside on one side. Three cards inside lapping over each other, decorated with flowers and verses on the 'language of flowers' etc. them bt Johnston Beall, Inner card printed with christmas verse.
Social History (TB1847)
Coloured picture of two small children with angel pointing to nativity scene as picture above in gild frame and in more muted colours.
Social History (TB1853)
In form of paper lace envelope. Front has curling foliage and oval plaque above which is embossed 'Windsor', cipher below. Angels support sides. Flaps at back have embossed portraits of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Flaps open out to reveal poem headed 'A Merry Christmas' on silk with couple kissing below. Inside harp-playing cherubs at base, silk ringed with holly.
Social History (TB2155)
Deckle-edged plain white card, silver border. Monogrammed 'S' in oval tinted pale pink and blue.
Social History (TA6552)
A central picture of a man and woman climbing up a mountain with man holding a flag that reads 'Excelsior'. When the picture is lifted it reveals 2 verses of script 'Though bitter winds may blow'.
Social History (TB1850)
Heavy white card , scolloped and gilded edges. Semi-circle of violets and pussywillow around full moon (?). With short verse by M.S.M. in gold print. With inscription overleaf.
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