Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Occupation: Draper

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1890: Thomas Cassingham, Draper, is listed in the Applications for Debtors Discharge.
Draper :   A dealer in cloth; one who is a wholesaler or retailer of cloth, mainly for clothing; or one who works in a draper's shop.  
Harding, Howell & Co., 1810. A fashionable draper’s shop at 89 Pall Mall, 1796–1820.  Reproduced in London: A Social History by Roy Porter.
The Draper's Shop
 Girls Own Paper 1894
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