Collection AR91 - Horne Brothers Window Photographs

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AR91

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Horne Brothers Window Photographs

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  • 1947-1954 (Creation)

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1 vol

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Horne Brothers Ltd (1938)

Administrative history

Horne Brothers Ltd was a national chain of gentlemens outfitters, with about 15 branches at the date of this album. The Croydon branch opened in November 1938, at 38-40 North End, in premises (`Whitgift House) formerly occupied by Charles Baker, tailors and outfitters. It closed in February 1991.

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Accession Number: A91

Horne Brothers Window Photographs

Album, compiled by Horne Brothers, Croydon, containing circulars and photographs, circulated by central Display Department, re model window displays for Young Mens Department.

Item date: 1947-1954

Depositor's Name: Jenkins, Jim

Accession date: 2/4/1996

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The album is titled `Window Photographs: Young Mens, and was put together in the branch. It contains photographs of model window displays, and cyclostyled instructions, all circulated by Hornes central Display Department (based at 50/57 Newman Street, London W1). They give detailed instructions for standardised window displays, for set dates, for the Young Mens Department.

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GB-352-ar91

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24/06/2015

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