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All referenced quotes presented on the sidebars in this website are taken from the book Teaching Gender with Libraries and Archives: The Power of Information, edited by Sara de Jong and Sanne Koevoets.

Advertisement – 1959 – Fashionable Luggage

Advertisement from St Michael News, May 1959.

This short article and accompanying picture advertises the newly released range of luggage from M&S. The cases are promoted as the ‘clever woman’s’choice’, combining practicality with style, with ‘dashing Dress Robertson tartan’ adorning all of the varying sizes of luggage – perfect for air travel.

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You may also be interested in videos of M & S advertisements broadcast on television throughout the 20thcentury. To find out where you can access these videos, click here.

Source: Marks & Spencer Company Archive

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