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Military Tailor's Book

Unlike enlisted soldiers, who were issued with standard-sized uniforms, officers bought their own made-to-measure outfits.

They purchased the required items from a specialist military tailor, who kept detailed records (including sketches and colour swatches) of the regulations for each type of uniform in a large reference book. This reference book belonged to Johnstone, a local Dublin tailor.


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