An Edwardian Advent Calendar – 1st Dec

Last year I ran an “advent calendar” on the website featuring adverts from Victorian era issues taken from my collection of the Illustrated London News.

This year, I am repeating the calendar – but based on adverts printed in the newspaper during the month of December exactly 100 years ago – in 1912, the Edwardian era.

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

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Advent Calendar

1stCrawfords Assorted Shortbread
2ndThe Gramophone Company
3rdFoot’s Bath Cabinet
4thFoot’s Adjustable Rest-Chair
5thWolsey Underwear
6thHorlick’s Malted Milk
7thAn Edwardian Cable Car!
8thColgate’s Ribbon Dental Cream
9thDoan’s Backache Kidney Pills for Renal Troubles
10thPurgen
11thScubb’s Ammonia
12thMantinee Hand-Made Turkish Cigarettes
13thOrchestrelle’s Music-Rolls
14thFormamint
14thA Motion Photograph of Yourself
16thOnoto
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