Each day I will unveil a new entry in my Advent calendar based on adverts printed in the Illustrated London News 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 newspapers 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
11thScubb’s Ammonia
12thMantinee Hand-Made Turkish Cigarettes
13thOrchestrelle’s Music-Rolls
14thA Motion Photograph of Yourself
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One comment on “An Edwardian Advent Calendar – 6th Dec
  1. martxw says:

    Having pointed out the interesting capitalization the Edwardians went in for, I’m particularly intrigued by the sudden capitalization of Discomfort at the end. I guess it’s “that” sort of unmentionable Discomfort!

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