Summary

Supplement to a World War II era knitting book issued by Lever Bros. Pty Ltd under the Lux brand name, 1941. 'The Lux Book' contains a range of patterns for men, women and children; the 'Lux Book Supplement' contains patterns garments including socks, service mittens and a heavy service pullover.

The books were made by Sungravure, Sydney, for Lever Bros. Pty Ltd. They publicized the Lux brand, which was known for its soaps and washing powders. Other Lux brand publicity of the era included sponsorship of 'radio theatre'.

Physical Description

Lux book supplement: small booklet with a black and white photograph of a man in military uniform holding a pair of socks and a scarf. Booklet contains patterns for socks, service mittens and a heavy service pullover.

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