Replicating John Hancock’s Clothing

This post was originally published on the Bostonian Society’s On King Street blog in 2017, written by Sira Dooley Fairchild, former Collections Manager In order to preserve John Hancock’s clothing, we are currently in the process of having replicas made. These replicas will allow us to return the originals to dark storage and therefore preserve them for future generations. Earlier this week, Master Tailor and Clothing Historian Henry Cooke was in the galleries, studying the original coat and waistcoat in… Read more Replicating John Hancock’s Clothing