Thursday, March 17, 2016

Adverts for ancestors' professions 4

Bowman the photographer, operating a 'saloon' (studio) in Longmarket St. Pietermaritzburg,  advertises the 'new cerrotype process'.

T Bond and Co  are millers, bakers and corn dealers in Durban and Shaw Bros are wool pressers in Longmarket St Pietermaritzburg, ready to receive from country friends and merchants, wool, hides and forage. Wool-pressing nowadays is done by machine.

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