The Clinker shirt; unknown; 28-12-1908; BMHC_12691

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Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre

Name/Title

The Clinker shirt

About this object

Black and white cartoon drawing used as an advertisement for Clinker shirts. Depiction of a tramp who is saying "I must have that" as he looks at a shirt hanging on a washing line. An advertising sign is posted on the fence with the words 'Royal Letters Patent The Clinker Shirt'. Postally used

Maker

unknown

Date Made

28-12-1908

Place Made

unknown

Medium and Materials

paper, printer's inks

Inscription and Marks

Reverse : "My dear Jessie I hope you received the parcel safely. I expect a letter or pc [postcard] from you today. I spent yesterday with Mrs Murray & Mr M drove me home in the morning. love to Granny & Aunty & your dear self from Mother"
Addressed to Miss Jessie Gibson, c/- Mrs Edgcumbe, Hadspen
Post marked Ilfracombe, 1d red Mt Wellington postage stamp

Measurements

88mm (w) x 132 mm (h)

Subject and Association Keywords

Gibson, Jessie

Subject and Association Keywords

Gibson, 'Dorothy' Laura Lydia

Subject and Association Keywords

Beauty Point, Tasmania

Subject and Association Keywords

Edgcumbe, Clare

Subject and Association Keywords

Entally House, Hadspen

Subject and Association Keywords

families

Subject and Association Keywords

Langley, Kenzia

Object Type

postcards

Object number

BMHC_12691

Copyright Licence  

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