Considering the regular complaints about the commercialisation of the modern Christmas, I decided to have my own Advent Calendar this month – made from adverts that were printed in Victorian newspapers.

Each day I will display an advert from my collection of the Illustrated London News.

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Advent Calendar

1st Sozodont Toothpaste 1892
2nd Fashions for the Season 1885
3rd Vigor’s Horse Action Sadle 1896
4th Benger’s Self-Digestive Food 1885
5th The Louis Velveteen 1885
6th Cambric Pocket Handkerchiefs 1885
7th Homocea 1894
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