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Friday, 1 February 2013


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





TO THE DAUGHTERS OF EVE
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.

2 comments:

Devon Lee said...

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

we came from said...

A great find!