London, The Knife Sharpener, Whitechapel Road 1885. This cutler and locksmith has an establised stall in the market in the Whitechapel Road. He is a general jobber, able to sharpen knives and tools, re-set saws, repair locks and cut replacement keys. Hanging on the rail behind are huge clumps of keys. #London #HistoricLondon
From left to right, this elaborate Art Nouveau needlework set includes a tape measure, strawberry-shaped emery for sharpening needles, needle book containing flannel pages to hold needles, scissors in scabbard, acorn-shaped vinaigrette, thimble holder, and heart-shaped pinwheel.
Patented "Mickey Mouse" Knife Sharpener This Victorian era cast iron knife sharpener is a great design and has great form. There are plenty of knife sharpeners around, but few with the presence or graphic look this one has. Good + . . . . . $125.00