See That Your Garments Are Made with a Lock-Stitch Machine
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Domestic Economy, Technology, Accidents
Concerns the shortcomings of new textile machinery. Shows a respectable looking gentleman walking down a street past an outfitters. A nearby 'Street-boy' notices something wrong with his garments and shouts: 'Your trowsies is a-comin unsewed, sir!'.
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