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Pair of women's wedding shoes: T.4 & 4A-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Boot and Shoemaker: Mills, Walter




Flat leather soles, square toed uppers. Cream satin, bound with cream silk ribbon and trimmed with a small bow. Uppers lined with kid, soles with glazed cotton.

Legal notes

Given by Miss Diana Hunter

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984-04-30) by Hunter, Diana, Miss


19th Century, Mid#
Circa 1835 CE - Circa 1850 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Soles composed of cotton ( glazed) leather
Uppers composed of kid
Both Length 23.3 cm

Materials used in production

cream Silk

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WALTER MILLS/Boot and shoe/maker/53/CHEAPSIDE/LONDON/& at/23 Newgate Street’
  • Location: Inside shoe
  • Method of creation: Printed on label
  • Type: Maker's name

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.4 & 4A-1984
Primary reference Number: 198813
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 24 April 2014 Updated: Tuesday 10 October 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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