Wright Parker, Church Steeple and Mill Chimney Repairerin all their Branches. Chimneys Straightened and Pointed with Mastic. Manufacturer & Erector of Copper-Rope & Tape Lightning Conductors. Regent Street, Oldham.
Rare Steeplejack's illustrated promotional brochure/leaflet, letterpress with woodcut vignettes, single sheet folded; small 4to (250 x 185mm, 9¾ x 7¼"). Stamped and addressed in ink to 'Mr Alfred Towgood Helpstone Northamptonshire'. Vertical and horizontal folds; chipped, no text missing.
Impressive graphic advertisement showing the extensive range of services offered by a Lancashire-based steeplejack, with testimonials from West Middlesex Waterworks Company.
Provenance: from a scrap album compiled c.1840 - 1880 by Alfred Towgood of Riverside, a paper mill owner at St. Neots, Huntingdon. He was also a Lieutenant in the Duke of Manchester's Light Horse.
[Ref: 16806] £130.00