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Painting and Decorating Tools

Painting and Decorating Tools

A collection of painting and decorating tools from Wolverhampton. The collection includes a book of gold leaf, a book of sign writer’s letters a wide brush and a roller tool. The collection also features a newspaper cutting titled 'dearer than gold'. It talks about the use of sable hair which makes the 'best brushes in the world' but it’s also very expensive with a price that was 'twice as dear as gold'.

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Area: Wolverhampton

Theme: Other Industries

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