Selection of American Complementary Postcards
Selection of seven postcards from American hotels showing Art Deco inluences in the buildings and cars. 1. The Deco District. 2. Penguin Hotel. 3.Park Central Hotel. 4. Century Hotel. 5.The Deco District. 6.The deco District )duplicate of 1. 7. The Ocean Drive Miami Beach. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Oxblood PVC Raincoat
Oxblood plastic raincoat, made by donor. Lined with Heals fabric in gold, brown and maroon geometric cotton fabric. 3/4 length, top-stitched with slashed pockets (lined) to each front. Fastened with velcro to centre front. Stand collar and metal chain loop to inside centre back neck.. Date: 1960 - 1969 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Boots Stereo Radio Recorder SRR15
Radio recorder in red plastic housing with black mesh speakers either side of smoked plastic tape-deck. printed with red, white and blue geometric designs. Carrying handle and retractable aerial; black control buttons and dials to top. Maker: Boots. Date: 1980 - 1989 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Official Programme of the Wedding of Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer 1981
Official programme of the Royal Wedding: The Carriage Processions, the Ceremonial and the Marriage Service. Maker: The, Royal, Jubilee, Trusts. Date: 1981 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Gold Patent and Fabric Shoes
Gold mock patent and fabric mesh-work shoes. Patent from heel to instep, front has almond toes in mesh-work and edged in patent.Heel (6cm) is in taupe patent. Shoes have resin rubber soles. Maker: Stead and Simpson. Date: 1970 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Deep Blue Dress
Deep blue dress with white 'ric-rac' print. raised waist, two buttoned bodice to collarless 'V' neck. Bodice is cross-over with short sleeves and self fabric belt. No label - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Necklace with Pendant
Necklace with pendant; fine rolled silver chain with clasp and ring to fasten. Ingot-shaped pendant with three stones, white, silver and black inset one on top of each other.. Date: 2001 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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White Sling-Back Peep Toe Shoes by Tesco
White peep toe, very good condition, label TESCO, white sling-back strap at back of shoe.. Maker: Tesco. Date: 1990 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Papercraft Stationery Gift Pack
Gift pack of stationery, containing 14 sheets of paper and 14 envelopes. Box has cream and light blue designs with a clear plastic lid. 'Papercraft Sationery. Designed and manufactured in the UK'. Maker: Scot-Michie, Ltd. Date: 1995 - 1999 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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KB Portable Radio Golden Rhapsody Super 8 Model
Portable radio in white plastic housing, silver mesh and stars to front; rotating control panel to right hand side with three depression buttons and rotating volume control on top.. Maker: KB. Date: 1960 - 1969 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Peach Synthetic Chiffon Dress
Peach chiffon type dress, gathered bodice and skirt into waistband.Two underskirts (one stiffened). Two tie drapes to shoulder backs, trimmed with bows. Long metal zip to centre back. Bodice fully lined. Date: 1950 - 1959 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Housecoat of Printed Rayon
Housecoat with drawstring waist. Front fastening (with press-studs), loose assymmetrical collar, dropped shoulder sleeves, very full and gathered into small cuffs. Drawstring waist with self fabric tie, long full skirt. Home made with name label 'D.E. Roberts' to back neck. Khaki ground with geometric circular designs in rust, black and dark green. Date: 1940 - 1949 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Italic Calligraphy Pens
Italic fibre calligraphy pens in clear plastic packet with yellow, green, red and white designs on sleeve.Pack contains six pens with four medium nibs with black, blue, red and green ink and one fine and one large nib with black ink.. Maker: Sanford. Date: 1995 - 1999 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Automobile Association (AA) Handbook and Membership Card
AA handbook and membership card, with small brochure with image of breakdown van on back with contact numbers and web address; photograph of van and patrol officer to front.. Date: 1999 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Short Black Strapless Clock House Cocktail Dress
Short black strapless cocktail dress. Satin-look with ruched and boned bodice and full gathered skirt. Long zip at centre back; unlined. Large bow at back waist (below zip).. Maker: C and A - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Brown Leather Ladies Gloves
Brown leather ladies gloves with fleece lining.Gauntlet-style; elsaticated at inner wrist. Three lines of topstitching to back of hand. Fingers, thumbs and wrists also topstitched. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Cherry Red Swing Jacket
Cherry red 3/4 length 'swing' wool jacket; long inset sleeves, well-padded shoulders, edge to edge front, small stand-up collar with reveres. Top stitched 'V' insert to back neck. Diagonal slash pockets with 3/4' binding to front. Fully lined in man made fabric.. Maker: Stirling Cooper. Date: 1970 - 1975 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Heart-Shaped Cadburys Roses Chocolate Tin
Blue heart shaped tin with pink rose decoration with blue bow and 'Cadbury's Roses Chocolates' printed to top.. Maker: Cadburys - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Next Make Up
Small make up compacts in pale grey plastic with interior mirror. Contains three colours of make up (white, brick and taupe) and an applicator.. Maker: Next. Date: 1985 - 1987 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Red Dress with Blue Floral Print
Red dress with blue floral print. Navy blue collar, 'V' neck; shaped bodice with short elasticated sleeves. Plastic zip to side seam. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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