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Windows, Hyson Street

Shown are top floor windows used for hosiery or lace making. Stocking making or framework knitting was an industry of considerable size, in and around the Nottingham area. The main areas in the country for this industry were the three Midland county towns of Nottingham Leicester and Derby. The stocking-frame which was a hand operated machine about the size of a small loom or small upright piano wa…