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Mitchell Library, PO Directories

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Advertisements from the Post Office Glasgow directory of 1853-1854 for Mrs George Thomson's outfitters shop in Candleriggs, the house factor John Brown, and John F Wood's zinc drums.

Hanging signs were common outside Glasgow shops in the 18th century. The "sign of the golden fleece" outside Mrs Thomson's shop may have been a relic from a former age.

Reference: Mitchell Library, DIR 1853-54

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

advertisements, clothes shops, directories, house factors, music shops, musical instrument sellers, outfitters, Post Office Glasgow directory, shop signs, sign of the golden fleece, women, zinc drums

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