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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Lasting Room, Lotus Ltd, Stafford
Lasting Room, Lotus Ltd, Stafford

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

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 ...

Women's shoe
Women's shoe

Women's heeled shoe manufactured by Lotus Ltd., Stafford. Chinchilla grey leather ...

Lotus shoes sales catalogue
Lotus shoes sales catalogue

A page from a sales catalogue depicting eight different styles of women's shoes ...

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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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