Catalogue Number: 115
Her eye sight failed her feet
Sub-Category: Photograph People and events
Photographer: not known
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: not known
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Description Of Item: Framed photograph of a maid who has fallen down the stairs when carrying a breakfast tray. Image 205 x 150 mm. The words 'Her eyesight failed her feet' appear on the bottom right slip.
Historical Significance: This is an example of restrained advertising material in the first half of the 20thC. It was discovered in a drawer in the office of Jean S Colledge when she started work as Secretary of the VCO on May 11 1964. She had it framed and hung it on the wall of her office for next 30 years.1.7 Mb image in Museum iPhoto.
How Acquired: Donated by not known
Location: Archive room. East wall Unit 1 Cupboard