1907: Significant blow for the handkerchief industry

Updated: Mar 8


Dr Hugh Scott, Medical officer of health for the combined districts of East Sussex speaking at a public meeting at Cuckfield, said that the linen pocket handkerchief was an abomination, and could not be too strongly condemned from a health point of view.

Examiner (Launceston, Tasmania) 23 Dec 1907, Page 3

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/214831111?searchTerm=Cuckfield

Photograph by Tim Green, Morris Dancers in York, part of Joint Morris Organisation Day of Dance, 23 April 2016

Contributed by Malcolm Davison.