Purple Print Peter Robinson Dress
Black empire-line dress with purple, fuscia and green floral print. long sleeves, gathered just past shoulders; cuffs fasten with press studs. Scoop neckj with lacing detail to front bodice gathered at front of bust. Long skirt with contrasting pink panel above the hem. metal zip to centre back. labels: Peter Robinson 12 and laundry instructions. Maker: Peter, Robinson. Date: 1970 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Flame Richard Shops Maxi Dress
Flame maxi dress; sleeveless with empire line bodice and large cape across the bodice and shoulders. Long 'A' line skirt with gathered ruffle to hem. Plastic zip to centre back. Labels: Richard Shops 10 and 100% Polyester. Maker: Richard, Shops. Date: 1970 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Green and Orange Ruched Cotton Swimsuit
Green and orange cotton swimsuit with shaped bust and bow trim. Ruched down sides and back with short skirt-effect panel over the gusst, which is lined in white cotton, as is the bodice. There are two straps with buttons at either side of the back.. Date: 1950 - 1959 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Black Moss Crepe Utility Dress
Black moss crepe dress; short sleeves, plain round neckline. Applique beads (originally silver) in leaf designs to front and back of bodice. Bodice falls to 'V' shape at waist; gathered at front and belted. Metal zip to centre back part way to waist.Side opening with press studs (five) to secure.. Maker: Utility. Date: 1939 - 1945 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Laura Ashley Edwardian-Style Blouse
Edwardian-style blouse of white cotton with white crochet lace. High neck, long full sleeve, back button fastening.. Maker: Laura, Ashley. Date: 1974 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Babys Short Gown
Baby's short gown, white, long sleeves, neck and cuffs edged with lace.Sleeves gathered in at wrists. Highly decorated bodice with vertical lace inserts around a central oval of lace. Skirt is gathered to bodice and is decorated with horizontal bands of pintucks alternating with bands of broidery anglais. Scalloped edge at hem. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Military De-Lousing Overall
Khaki twilled cotton overall; hood with small face hole. Long sleeves with elasticated wrists. Legs with feet. back fastening with button holes and webbing loops; belted. Label: Overalls Anti-Louse Size 4 F.Fryer and Co Ltd Oct 1954 6CLO 29778. Maker: F, Fryer and Co Ltd. Date: 1954 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Black and White Patterned Dress with V Neck
Black and White patterned dress; bodice has 'V' neck, drop shoulders and single breasted front secured by three pearl buttons. Bodice is darted into waistband at front. Skirt has upressed pleats, placket to waist secred with press-studs. No label. Date: 1955 - 1959 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Three Piece Suit by Hodges
Young man's suit of fine brown and white herringbone twilled wool, woven with a fine check. Jacket is single breasted, with three buttons. Label: Tailored by Hodges. Waistcoat has five buttons, breast pocket with pocket flap. Trousers are sligtly flared. . Maker: Hodges, tailoring - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Jack Bruce/At His Best
Record: 2659 024 SUPER DOUBLE. Long Player (LP) 33 1/3 RPM. Featuring the songs of Cream (Jack Bruce, Ginger baker and Eric Clapton). Maker: R.S.O. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Black Floral Print Dollyrockers Dress
Black floral print dress; scoop frilled neck and long zip to centre back.Long sleeves gathered at head; blouson style bodice, lined with fine black net. Label: Liberty Prints Designed for Sambo's Dollyrockers, Made in England. Maker: Libertys. Date: 1960 - 1969 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Farm-bottled Milk Bottle
Ordinary glass milk bottle advertising farm Pure Fresh Milk - Produced and farm Bottled By J. Clarkson Rileys Farm Langho '; green foil top. Date: 1980 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Liberty Full Skirt with Elasticated Waistband
Full skirt with elasticated waistband. Multi-coloured floral pattern with green leaf designs. Two pockets to front, machined hem. Label: Libertys Plus All Cotton Hand Wash Made in England. Maker: Liberty - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Teasmade cum radio alarm
Teasmade cum radio alarm with chrome kettle, white pottery jug and cream plastic base. Maker: Goblin. Date: 1970 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Wrights Biscuit Tin
Round biscuit tin, painted red and gold around sides with silhouettes of children, dogs and trees in black and gold. Lid has painted picture of puppy and kitten.. Maker: Wrights Biscuits Ltd - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Braun Electric Desk Fan Type 4550
Upright electric desk fan in off-white plastic housing. Cylindrical 'mill wheel' blade with clear plastic guard. Black flex and continental two pin plug. Maker: Braun. Date: 1971 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Marks and Spencer Burgundy Mens Toiletry Gift Set
Toiletry gift pack containing comb, toothbrush and holder, mini shoe cleaner, soapdish and face cloth. In striped cardboard and sellophane box.. Maker: Marks and Spencer. Date: 1990 - 1999 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Bush Radio VHF91
Pale varnished wood effect casing. Plastic weave fascia above control panel in clear perspex. two control buttons and four depression keys.. Maker: Bush. Date: 1960 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Top Pop-Up Calendar and Calculator
Pop-up calandar and calculator, with keypad and LCD screen in silver plastic housing. Push button to front releases top which unfolds for use. Top forms stand to rear when open. Complete with box and instructions. Date: 2000 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Grey Lacy H and M Sweater
Grey lacy knit sweater with deep welts to scooped 'V' neck and waist, narrower at elbows of dolman sleeves.. Maker: H and M. Date: 2007 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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