The One Pound Look by Ricardo Brook
Front cover of The Bystander special issue focusing on the fall in the value of the pound during the first half of 1920. Here a rather aristocratic looking gentleman is fashioned out of a pound sign.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
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Postcard explaining the currency of Chile, South America
Postcard explaining the currency of Chile, South America, with equivalent values for other countries.
© Mary Evans / Pharcide
1900s, 1905, America, Blue, Centaro, Centaros, Chile, Chilean, Coin, Coins, Compared, Comparison, Copper, Countries, Currency, Eagle, Equivalent, Exchange, Explaining, Finance, Financial, Flag, Flags, Foreign, Gold, International, Laurel, Money, National, Peso, Pesos, Postcard, Red, Republic, Silver, South, Star, Values, White, Wreath
F Keen (Burton-on-Trent) Shoe Manufacturers stationery
F Keen (Burton-on-Trent) Shoe Manufacturers stationery, Bank Square Factory, Burton-on-Trend, Staffordshire, with adverts for Tip Toes Footwear and High Road Shoes. Used as an invoice for a pair of special tan gaiters, size 5, sent to a Mr Charlesworth in Congleton, Cheshire. Total cost was nine shillings and sixpence, including seven pence for carriage.
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