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Spiral puttees are so shaped as to wind on spirally from ankle to knee and to fit closely to the leg with even pressure without any turns or twists.

Image ID: 825336

Spiral puttees are so shaped as to wind on spirally from ankle to knee and to fit closely to the leg with even pressure ... (1903)

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Image Title

:  Spiral puttees are so shaped as to wind on spirally from ankle to knee and to fit closely to the leg with even pressure without any turns or twists.

Published Date

: 1903

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 35 x 14 cm. (13 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)

Notes

: Written on border: "Dec. 12, 1903" Printed on border: "For rough hard wear, no leg covering has ever been invented equal to the 'puttee.' Can be worn under trousers to keep the leg dry in wet or snow. Can be used with shoes and with or without stockings. Recommended for rheumatism and varicose veins." "The warmest and most comfortable gaiter yet invented." "Patentees and sole manufactures -- Fox Brothers & Co., Ltd., Wellington, Somerset. ....
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Original Source

: From The Illustrated London news. ([London] [ The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.] 1842-) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Hosiery -- 1901s

Source Description

: 1 folder (9 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC HOS-190

Digital ID

: 825336

Record ID

: 715463

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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