The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 78
Rate paid.—1d. each.
Remarks.—For wiring the bristles into the holes the worker receives 1d. This particular brush was made by a woman who has been at the trade for fifty-seven years. She began work when six years old. She can neither read nor write. Each brush takes forty minutes to complete, and the earnings average 5s. 6d. a week.