A Victorian Advent Calendar – 11th Dec

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.

Nubian Blacking

Advent Calendar

1stSozodont Toothpaste1892
2ndFashions for the Season1885
3rdVigor’s Horse Action Saddle1896
4thBenger’s Self-Digestive Food1885
5thThe Louis Velveteen1885
6thCambric Pocket Handkerchiefs1885
7thHomocea1894
8thStandard Domestic Ammonia1892
9thSwanbill Corsets1883
10thThe Faulkner Diamond1884
11thNubian Blacking1893
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One comment on “A Victorian Advent Calendar – 11th Dec
  1. Andrew says:

    ¡Ojo! ¿The Spanish for “eye”? ¡¿Why?!

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