Friday, 1 February 2013

Friday Funny - In need of invigorating?

Another newspaper advert that appealed to my sense of humour........

For an elegant Corset see what the Countess of Suffolk says: "A graceful upright carriage and a most perfect figure." Recommended by the medical profession. See the Invigorator Corset, from 6/6 to 22/6. Sold by Drapers, or send P.O. and 5d. postage to Patentee, 15, Claremont, Hastings. Illustrated Catalogue free. Made for ladies, maids, boys, girls, and children.

Leicester Chronicle and the Leicestershire Mercury (Leicester, England), Saturday, June 27, 1891; pg. 6; Issue 4194. 19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part II.


Blogger Devon Lee said...

Recommended by the medical profession. That's too funny.

1 February 2013 at 18:33  
Blogger we came from said...

A great find!

15 February 2013 at 13:15  

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