Jubilee or Coronation celebrations, Lotus Shoe Factory, Stafford

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Date:1935 - 1937 (c.)

Description:The Lotus Ltd factory in Stafford decorated either for George V's Silver Jubilee in 1935, or the Coronation of George VI in 1937.

Lotus was formerly Edwin Bostock's shoe factory, which was on Foregate Street, Stafford. The factory was destroyed by fire in 1901, but was rebuilt on Sandon Road in 1903.

Bostock's became Lotus Ltd. in 1919. The Sandon Road factory was demolished in 1998.


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1910s
Lasting Room, Lotus Ltd, Stafford
Lasting Room, Lotus Ltd, Stafford

The lasting or making room at Lotus Ltd., Sandon Road, Stafford. This department ...

1940s
War work at Lotus Ltd, Stafford
War work at Lotus Ltd, Stafford

A large pyramid shaped stack of munitions shells with woman using machine in background ...

1960s
Women's shoe
Women's shoe

Lady's shoe manufactured by Lotus Ltd., Stafford, white leather uppers and heel, ...

1990s
Factory shop, Lotus Ltd, Stafford
Factory shop, Lotus Ltd, Stafford

The Lotus Ltd. factory shop at Lotus's shoe factory on Sandon Road, Stafford. Lotus ...

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Image courtesy of: Staffordshire Museum Service

Donor ref:P2006.016.0005 (37/21312)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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