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Boot and shoe lasting.

Image ID: 825620

Boot and shoe lasting. (1892)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Boot and shoe lasting.


: Julius Bien & Co. -- Lithographer

Published Date

: 1892

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 22 x 36 cm. (8 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.)


: Written on border: "1888" Printed on border: "Right and left lasts were introduced into England about 1785. In the various fashions for shoes which have arisen since their introduction, the lasts upon which they were made have varied with them. The style and fashion of the shoe depend chiefly upon the shape and form of the last. Lasts are generally made of rock or hard maple wood. A cord of wood will make on the average about 500 pairs of l ....
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Original Source

: From The growth of industrial art. (Washington : Govt. Print. Office, 1892) United States. Patent Office , Author. Butterworth, Benjamin (1837-1898), Compiler.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Shoes -- manufacture

Source Description

: 1 folder (17 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 825620

Record ID

: 719001

Digital Item Published

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

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