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'Tudor Rose' style shoe sample by Gundry & Sons

Shoe, sample, boys, imitation Tudor 'Rose', linen / leather, made by Gundry & Sons, London, England, c. 1846

Boys single straight shoe sample, imitation Tudor 'Rose' style, turnshoe construction with eared toe and single lift spring heel with crease. Shoe consists of linen upper with high rounded tongue, side seams and back seam, top edge bound. Pointed overlapping straps across the tab as for 18th century buckle shoes. Vamp decorated with three ink marks where the vamp was to be cut for slashing. Upper lined with [linen] as is the sock, and heel grip is blue kid.
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