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Forts Drapers Shop

Date guide: 1905

This photograph shows Forts drapers shop on Sheep Street in 1905. The man pictured in the photograph is Arthur, aged 18 who had recently left Ermysted's to join the family business. The lady in the picture is a shop assistant. The business was sold to Mr Atkinson of Leeds in 1947 due to Arthur's illness (Ellwood, 1999).

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