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"The best quality football outfits", 1884

Advertisement for the products of George Lewin, a London-based manufacturer of "athletic clothing", including "the very best quality football outfits". The illustration shows a sizeable scrum of players putting the boot in, whilst kitted out in striped flannel jerseys, knee-length hose and caps. As well as clothing, Lewin also supplied equipment, including goalposts for Association football ("painted and iron shod") and rugby.

Included in 'The Scottish Umpire', 25 Sep 1884, from the National Cycle Archive; document reference: MSS.328/C/5/SCU, vol.1-2

Advertisement for George Lewin, athletic clothing manufacturer