ADVERTISING BROADSHEET- WATERPROOFED CLOTH Ackermann, Suardy, Co. Proprietors of the New Patent Invention for Rendering Woollen and Cotton Cloth Impenetrable to Rain ... Half of this Paper is Waterproof, to Exhibit the Extraordinary Power of the Process... [c.1800]
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ADVERTISING BROADSHEET. Ackermann, Suardy, Co. Proprietors of the New Patent Invention for Rendering Woollen and Cotton Cloth Impenetrable to Rain ... Half of this Paper is Waterproof, to Exhibit the Extraordinary Power of the Process... [c.1800]
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Ackermann, Suardy, Co. Proprietors of the New Patent Invention for Rendering Woollen and Cotton Cloth Impenetrable to Rain ... Half of this Paper is Waterproof, to Exhibit the Extraordinary Power of the Process..., slightly browned, fragile at central folds, edges frayed, 275 x 230mm., [c.1800]

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  • Describes in detail the properties of Ackermann's waterproofing process, half the sheet being treated to demonstrate how invisible it is to the eye. The verso lists establishments which sell the treated cloth.
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