A Display of the advertisements of J. Samuel White’s Guard Books.

Sat 26 Nov 2016 10 AM - Fri 31 Mar 2017 5 PM

Cowes Maritime Museum
Cowes Library
Beckford Road
Cowes
Isle of Wight.
PO31 7SG

A Display of the advertisements of J. Samuel White’s Guard Books.
Details: Come and view the temporary display which depicts digital copies of advertisements of the many and various items produced by J. S White of Cowes the famous Island ship builder.

The Isle of Wight Council Heritage Service holds a collection of J. Samuel White’s guard books (bound scrapbooks) containing magazine cuttings of the company’s advertisements from 1942 to 1971.

This exhibition displays some of these adverts, from naval ships to lifeboats and air-conditioning units to ice-cream machines.

Cowes Maritime Museum is located in the rear of Cowes library. It is open FREE of charge and introduces the maritime heritage of Cowes.

Opening Times:
Monday, Tuesday, Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm (closed 12.30 - 1.30pm)
Saturday 10.00am - 4.30pm
Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday CLOSED

Display produced by the Isle of Wight Council Heritage Service.
Indoors or Outdoors: Indoors
Event Type: Historical
Intended Audience: All
Disabled Facilities: Wheelchair Access
Charges: Free of Charge

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