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Object:Twelve 'Tabloid' pleated compressed sanitary towels, 1910-40


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Size number three sanitary towels with attachment made by Burroughs Wellcome and Co., London. Disposable sanitary towels were introduced in the 1890s as an alternative to washable types.

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