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July 1, 2017 By Andy Ross

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John Lewis revisited

Following on from last week's entry about John Lewis, one of our readers has sent in some links to more information. 

Have a look at these for more about the textile collection in Cookham.  Thanks for finding these for us, Teresa. 

http://www.fsp.uk.com/john-lewis-heritage-centre.html
     Lots of photos
https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g790315-d9995540-Reviews-John_Lewis_Heritage_Centre-Cookham_Windsor_and_Maidenhead_Berkshire_England.html
    Good comments about the place
http://www.johnlewismemorystore.org.uk/page/a_new_home_for_our_archive?path=0p315p334p
     Talks about the collection moving to the heritage center
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=8rOkd8Pcto8
    Good video about the 150th anniversary of John Lewis in 2014, with a bit about one of their fabric designs exclusive to the White Star line that went down with the Titanic
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=x_Cr-o10-_o
      Short video about the opening of the center.  Mentions the Titanic fabric and shows a couple related to royalty also.