Page of Victorian adverts 1889
A variety of advertisements in The Graphic dated August 1889, showing Nuda Veritas hair restorer, Nubian, black polish for boots and shoes, Norton's Camomile Pills, for indigestion, Beetham's Glycerin and Cucumber, emollient milk for preserving and beautifying the skin, to cure obesity, Mr. C B Harness electropathic belt, for health, strength and vitality, Dr. J Collis Brownes Chlorodyne, medicine for cholera, dysentery and diarrhea, advice for dyspeptics, Kropp Razor, Peptonized Cocoa and Milk, Pure Irish linen goods, Champion Ice Machine, Swanbill Belts figure improver made of woven silk, Spearman's Serges, summer clothing, Samuel Fox & Co, umbrellas, Eau D'Ambert, French remedy for indigestion, spasms, dyspepsia, bilious, headaches, abdominal pains, Invigorating Lavendar Salts, bottle of perfume, G. E Lewis's treble grip gun.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Historical views of Persia (Iran)
Historical views of Persia (Iran). View of the city of Gombroon (Bandar Abbas) on the Persian Gulf 58, the courtesan Thais leading Alexander the Great to set fire to Persepolis 59, and view of the Tower of Babel in Babylon 60. Handcoloured copperplate engraving from Rev. Isaac Taylor's Scenes in Asia, for the Amusement and Instruction of Little Tarry-at-Home Travelers, John Harris, London, 1819
Favourite Sayings - The cracked dish
Black and white lantern slide of a woman pouring the contents of a pan into a cracked dish and liquid spilling out onto the floor.. Part of Box 197 Sayings, Boswell Collection. All is lost that is poured into a cracked dish. Lantern slide creations of C. H. Spurgeon's (a British Particular Baptist preacher, 1834-1892) illustrated John Ploughman's Pictures. Date: circa 1890s
© The Boswell Collection, Bexley Heritage Trust / Mary Evans