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Warming Travelling Rugs – March 1916

Except on boats and in open carriages, one seldom sees a travelling rug now. The rug in its strap used to be a common sight on railway platforms. Now that railway carriages are heated from the engine, a rug is … Continue reading

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Family on the Hearthrub – September 1912

Every afternoon at five o’clock, there is a pretty group on the hearth rug: a smiling baby, all pink and gold, waves dimpled hands of delighted welcome at the three “schule-weans” who cluster round him, bidding for his favour. “Give … Continue reading

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