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If you walked along Belfast’s streets a hundred years ago or more, you would have encountered a very different range of merchandise for sale. Some of the more unusual items are listed below.

Frederick King & Co. Ltd. Manufacturers of Edwards Dessicated Soup, Edwards Preserved Potato and other specialities.
Waring Street [1891]

P. Quinn. Lard Refiner
21 Catherine Street North [1870]

Bell & Oulton. Alabaster and Roman Cement Warehouse
Donegall Quay [1861]

Thomas Harrison. Clog and Patten Makers
86 Hercules Street [1861]

High Street Belfast
High Street, Belfast 2019

John Hanna. The Ladies Emporium
38 High Street [1891]

Alex Riddel & Sons. Hackle and Gill Makers
26 Great Victoria Street [1870]

Joseph Braddell & Son. Gunpowder Merchants
19 Castle Place [1870]

William Ireland. Ostrich Feather Merchant, Manufacturer and Furrier
46 Arthur Street [1891]

Jaffe Bros. Muslin Weavers [Steam Power] and Weaving Agents10 Donegall Square South [1870]

James Crawford. Fish [Dried] Merchants
31 Corporation Street [1861]

Ann McMullen. Stay and Corset Maker
10 Mill Street [1870]

J. A. Cumine. Philosophical and Chemical Instrument Makers
27 High Street [1870]

H. Gibson. Belfast Steam Feather and Hair Purifying Factory
6 Church Street [1891]

John F. Bell. Saddler, Harness Maker, Horse Clothing and Portmanteau Maker
13 Arthur Square [1891]

G.N.B. McBean. Phrenologist
36 Hamilton Street [1870]

Grattan & Co. Ltd. Apothecaries, Chemists and Aerated Water Manufacturers
Cornmarket [1891]

J. Arnott & Co. Hosiers and Glovers
Bridge Street [1861]

D. Anderson & Sons Ltd. Tarred and Hair Felt Manufacturers Belfast [1891]


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