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Norris Modern Press handcart

Date made: 19th century

Maker: unknown

Description: A two wheeled hand cart with lettering along side: Norris Modern Press. The cart was used for advertising purposes. David Joseph Lewin was employed as a child to push this cart around Douglas.

The Norris Modern Press Limited were based at 6 Victoria Street, Douglas. They were a commerical printer and also printers and publishers of the 'Douglas Weekly Diary'. The manager was David Norris. See PG/3814 for a photograph of their business.

Measurements: overall: 115 cm x 190 cm x 70 cm

Materials: wood

Object name: handcart

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: R-1264

Subject tags : #MM100


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