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19th Century Debenham & Freeboy Wrapping Paper (Debenhams) Retail Collectable

  • 19th Century Debenham & Freeboy Wrapping Paper (Debenhams) Retail Collectable
  • 19th Century Debenham & Freeboy Wrapping Paper (Debenhams) Retail Collectable
  • 19th Century Debenham & Freeboy Wrapping Paper (Debenhams) Retail Collectable
  • 19th Century Debenham & Freeboy Wrapping Paper (Debenhams) Retail Collectable
  • 19th Century Debenham & Freeboy Wrapping Paper (Debenhams) Retail Collectable

19th Century Debenham & Freeboy Wrapping Paper (Debenhams) Retail Collectable

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19th Century Debenham & Freeboy Wrapping Paper (Debenhams) Retail Collectable

Circa 1855

Debenham & Freeboy

The business was formed in 1778 by William Clark, who began trading at 44 Wigmore Street in London as a drapers store. In 1813, William Debenham became a partner and the corporate name changed to Clark & Debenham. In 1837, Clark retired from the business and Debenham assumed two of his most trusted staff, William Pooley and John Smith, as partners, trading in both London and Cheltenham as Debenham, Pooley & Smith
Pooley and Smith retired from the business in 1851 when Debenham took his son, William, and Clement Freebody into partnership, trading as Debenham, Son & Freebody. At this time all three shops in London, Cheltenham and Harrogate were trading in similar goods and issued a joint catalogue, called the Fashion Book, that was the basis of an extensive mail-order trade. In 1876 when Freebody retired, a new partnership, Debenham & Hewitt

A great piece of social retail history.

Framed and mounted.

Would make a wonderful git for any Debenhams employee.

50cm x 40cm

Condition - Very good

Item No. 1872

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  • Condition:
    Used