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
Hagenbecks Nubian Exhibit
Carl Hagenbeck (1844-1913) founded Germany's most successful privately owned zoo, the Tierpark Hagenbeck which moved to its present location in Hamburg-Stellingen in 1907. However, his pioneer role in displaying human beings aside animals, in what has been called "human zoos," is less well known. Here, his Nubian exhibit (which was very successful in Europe, and toured Paris, London, and Berlin) is shown, consisting of warrior from Ethiopia (along with Egyptian Ottoman troops)
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection