Miss Duff's Draper Shop, High Street
David Duff started his shop in the High Street in the 1940s. Initially it was a hardware store, but by the 1950s, he was selling drapery goods as well. His daughter took over the shop and continued as a draper. Many shoppers have lovely memories of all Miss Duff’s cupboards and drawers where she could lay hands on anything required in the drapery trade. Our second photograph shows a card of elastic specially printed for Duff’s. At the bargain price of just 7.5p it probably dates from the 1970s. The shop closed in the 1990s.
Date of creationc. 1990 (1)
Date of coveragec. 1990 (1)
PlaceNewport-on-Tay, High Street
ContributorUrsula Docherty (1) Wendy Irons (2)
LicenseCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC-BY-NC-ND)
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