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Albert Laundry Blue Co

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of 132 Upper Thames Street, London

of 25 Great George Street, St Judes, Bristol

Manufacturer of laundry blue (for whitening cloth) and black lead.

1882 Advertised London Light and Dark Laundry Blues. Address: 132 Upper Thames Street, London.[1]

1884 Exhibited 'blue and black leads for domestic use' at the Health Exhibition in South Kensington. Bristol factory operating by this date.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Leeds Mercury, 8 April 1882
  2. Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette 15 May 1884