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Doc Martens

Pair of Shoes
1987 (made)
Place of origin

Pair of women's shoes in black leather.

Object details

Object type
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Shoe
  • Shoe
TitleDoc Martens (popular title)
Materials and techniques
Brief description
Pair of women's shoes in leather, made by R Griggs Group Ltd. for Dr Marten, Great Britain, 1987
Physical description
Pair of women's shoes in black leather.
Gallery label
'DOC MARTENS' SHOES English, R Griggs & Co Ltd. 1987 Leather uppers and PVC compound Air Wair soles The light, comfortable air-cushioned soles were originally conceived by Dr Klaus Maertens in Germany in 1945. Produced in Britain by Griggs since 1960, these practical work shoes have been adopted as fashionable footwear. Given by R Griggs & Co. Ltd T.327 & A-1987
Credit line
Given by the manufacturer
Object history
Registered File number 1987/2174.
Accession number

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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