1893 CARBOLIC SMOKE BALL Print VICTORIAN AD SUNLIGHT SOAP SELECTING WIFE Liptons

Product code: Ads 3
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Original antique adver dated 1894 Carbolic Smoke Ball etc. from The Sketch a weekly Victorian society magazine. Controversial advertising resulting in the Louisa Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Co., [1893] 1 QB 256 court case
CARBOLIC SMOKE BALL Victorian Advertising

   

An original full page from a weekly Victorian magazine:

The Sketch

Dated 1894

 

Adverts include:

Carbolic Smoke Ball Co. £100 Reward - on a half page. Info. this was a controversial advertising campaign which resulted in the court case: Louisa Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Co., [1893] 1 QB 256 and became a landmark case in protecting the rights of consumers and defining the responsibilities of companies. It continues to be cited in contractual and consumer disputes today.
Sunlight Soap and Selecting a Wife - on a half page.

On the reverse are adverts for:
Lipton's Tea - hp with prices.
Edwards Harlene for the Hair; Restorer and World Renowned Remedy for Baldness - hp.
Provenance: The Sketch Publisher: The Illustrated London News and The Sketch Ltd. London 1894. A British illustrated magazine, which focused on the theatre, high society and aristocracy, art, sport and leisure A Journal of Art and Actuality. It ran between 1893 and 1959. It was renowned for its many engravings and later it's high photographic content. ref sleekburnc.

CONDITION/DIMENSIONS

From the date stated and not a later reproduction. This is a dated page from a periodical and therefore is printed on both sides. The page measures overall approximately 350 x 245 mm (14 x 9.5"inches ). There is some age yellowing around the edges - please check the larger picture for condition. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested. Our use of the term "an original print/engraving" is a pictorial image made in a manner which allows it to be multiplied, and originating from the date stated. This includes examples of various methods of printmaking including engravings/woodcuts, etchings, lithograph, chromolithographs, photogravures etc.

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Product Code Ads 3
Weight 0.31kg