Gladstone bag


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Synonyms for Gladstone bag

a large travelling bag made of stiff leather

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It may not have had the drama of Westminster - no glass of whisky or Gladstone bag - but it's better than previous years' manner of putting it on the website and giving a press conference.
In the first episode, he was like a village doctor carrying a Gladstone bag.
Four times British Prime Minister, he is remembered not only for politics but also for the Gladstone bag and the Gladstone collar.
But people spoke of the good doctor himself with great warmth, remembering him as tall with broad shoulders and driving a black Standard 10 - carrying with him a Gladstone bag, in which he kept his stethoscope and other instruments, including forceps - in case he had to bring another baby into the world.
The common misconception about Jack the Ripper is that he went around in a top hat and cape carrying a Gladstone bag full of surgical instruments, but the reality is quite different,' added Tom.
As you can tell from the bowler hats and the Gladstone bag, the snapshot is from the early years of the 20th century.
I hear that they are on the look-out for a Gladstone bag or something similar, some 1920s clothing - and some gents' blue-striped pyjama bottoms with a drawstring top, plus a gentleman's cotton bathrobe.
June Hart, of Henley Green, Coventry, found the decorative piece of paper inside an old Gladstone bag she bought at an auction.
But about 100 years ago,police regarded this ``spy camera'' as state-of-the-art technology in the fight against crime -a 10-inch-long wooden camera concealed in a leather Gladstone bag.
Staff are looking to run history workshops with youngsters in February and are seeking Victorian looking suitcases, trunks or Gladstone bags.
The pint-sized selection of suitcases, vanity cases and Gladstone bags from Ciro, priced pounds 39.
Some concentrate on Georgian, Victorian or Scottish furniture, others on carpets or paintings, porcelain, glass, silver plate, curtains, old leather luggage, Gladstone bags, gun cases, musical instruments, ceramics, rugs, Chinese or Indian items, shawls, prints, cutlery, jewellery, brass and copper wear, ancient picnic sets, top hats and hat boxes.
Back then we used to carry around big bags, known as Gladstone bags.
The novelty cases made in the shapes of fishes, animals, birds, nuts, dragons, padlocks, Gladstone bags, Rolls Royce radiators and a myriad selection of other designs were produced for many years.