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"Journey through Time: Captivating Advertisements from the Past" Step into the glamorous world of travel with Reids Palace Hotel, Madeira advertisement from 1928

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Cornwall, GWR poster, 1938

Cornwall, GWR poster, 1938
Poster produced for the Great Western Railway (GWR) to promote monthly return tickets to Cornwall. The poster shows holidaymakers on a beach surrounded by rocks and cliffs

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Fitzgerald and Co 1911 1910s UK whisky alcohol whiskey advert Irish moon drinking

Fitzgerald and Co 1911 1910s UK whisky alcohol whiskey advert Irish moon drinking

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Advertisement for Carmen, playing at the Grande Arena

Advertisement for Carmen, playing at the Grande Arena
An Art Nouveau advertisement for Carmen, playing at the Grande Arena Date: 1900s

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Turnbull & Asser khaki puttees advertisement

Turnbull & Asser khaki puttees advertisement
Advertisement for khaki stocking puttees in medium and heavy weights from Turnbull and Asser, military and sporting outfitters

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Sunbeam Talbot advertisement, 1939

Sunbeam Talbot advertisement, 1939
An advertisement for Britains Most Exclusive Light Car, the Sunbeam Talbot 10, where the ad lets the car do the talking! Date: 1939

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Reids Palace Hotel, Madeira advertisement, 1928

Reids Palace Hotel, Madeira advertisement, 1928
Advertisement for Reids Palace Hotel, Madeira boasting happy sunny days, no rain and unequalled sea bathing besides many other comforts and advantages. 1928

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Rosayne 1954 1950s UK champagne alcohol

Rosayne 1954 1950s UK champagne alcohol

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Downland Rambles, BR poster, 1950s

Downland Rambles, BR poster, 1950s
Poster produced for British Railways (BR) promoting rail services to the East Sussex coast, showing a panoramic view of the cliffs of Beachy Head at Eastbourne

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Advertisement for Dinner and Orchestra and Vocalist (colour litho)

Advertisement for Dinner and Orchestra and Vocalist (colour litho)
STC360831 Advertisement for Dinner and Orchestra and Vocalist (colour litho) by Newbould, Frank (1887-1951); Private Collection; The Stapleton Collection

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Aberdeen - The Silver City by the Sea, LMS / LNER poster, 1923-1947

Aberdeen - The Silver City by the Sea, LMS / LNER poster, 1923-1947
Poster produced for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) and London & North Eastern Railway (LNER), promoting rail travel to the Scottish east coast city and resort of Aberdeen

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Swanage, BR poster, c 1955

Swanage, BR poster, c 1955
Poster produced for British Railways (BR) Southern Region to promote rail travel to the coastal resort of Swanage in Dorset. The poster shows a view of Swanage Bay. Artwork by Verney L Danvers

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: 1950s UK holidays butlins

1950s UK holidays butlins

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Rolex wrist watch advertisement, 1931

Rolex wrist watch advertisement, 1931
Advertisement for iconic watch brand Rolex, the worlds most accurate wrist watch. Date: 1931

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Yardley advertisement, 1962

Yardley advertisement, 1962
Advertisement for the Lavender range of fragrances and bathroom products by Yardley, featuring an illustration of a pensive woman with large doe eyes. Date: 1962

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Loch Lomond, LNER and LMS poster, c 1940s

Loch Lomond, LNER and LMS poster, c 1940s
London Midland & Scottish and London & North Eastern Railway poster promoting Scotland for holidays. Artwork by Patrick MacIntosh

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Omo 1950s UK washing powder products detergent

Omo 1950s UK washing powder products detergent

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Omo 1950s UK washing powder housewives housewife products detergent

Omo 1950s UK washing powder housewives housewife products detergent

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Wartime Toby jugs, WW1

Wartime Toby jugs, WW1
Advertisement for Soane & Smith of Oxford Street, promoting their range of Toby jugs based on wartime leaders, principally Sir David Beatty, Sir Douglas Haig, Lord Jellicoe, Marshal Joffre

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Poster produced for British Railways (BR), showing a railway worker manually operating

Poster produced for British Railways (BR), showing a railway worker manually operating the signals in the Greenwood signal box, New Barnet, London

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Spam 1960s USA Hormel meat tinned disgusting food breakfasts meals meals canned cans

Spam 1960s USA Hormel meat tinned disgusting food breakfasts meals meals canned cans

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Weston-super-Mare, BR poster, 1948-1965

Weston-super-Mare, BR poster, 1948-1965
The Smile in Smiling Somerset. Poster produced by British Railways (BR) to promote train services to Weston-super-Mare in Somerset. Artwork by an unknown artist

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Your Country Needs You Recruitment 1914 1910s UK Lord Kitchener propaganda WW1 slogans

Your Country Needs You Recruitment 1914 1910s UK Lord Kitchener propaganda WW1 slogans patriotism Caxton Alfred Leete, Eric Field (Copywriter)

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Sobranie cigarettes advertisement, 1963

Sobranie cigarettes advertisement, 1963
Advertisement for Sobranie Cocktail cigarettes, available in a variety of fancy rainbow colours with gold tips - like all the best parties well bred, well dressed and perfectly packed. Date: 1963

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: John Jameson 1906 1900s UK whisky alcohol whiskey advert Irish

John Jameson 1906 1900s UK whisky alcohol whiskey advert Irish

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Rolex wrist watches advertisement

Rolex wrist watches advertisement

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Ovaltine 1929 1920s UK tennis

Ovaltine 1929 1920s UK tennis

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Hillman 1950s UK jubilee edition hillman minx cars

Hillman 1950s UK jubilee edition hillman minx cars

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Aberdeen, Gateway to Royal Deeside, LNER / LMS poster, 1923-1947

Aberdeen, Gateway to Royal Deeside, LNER / LMS poster, 1923-1947
Poster produced for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) and London & North Eastern Railway (LNER), promoting rail travel to the Scottish east coast city and resort of Aberdeen

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Felix Pernod 1930s France rklf Absinthe alcohol itnt

Felix Pernod 1930s France rklf Absinthe alcohol itnt

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Old beer poster, Plzen, West Bohemia, Czech Republic, Europe

Old beer poster, Plzen, West Bohemia, Czech Republic, Europe

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Advertisement for Robert Sorby and Sons, edge tool manufacturers, Carver Street, 1889

Advertisement for Robert Sorby and Sons, edge tool manufacturers, Carver Street, 1889
Image from Sheffield and Neighbourhood (page 208) (printed and published by Pawson and Brailsford, Sheffield, 1889 (Sheffield Local Studies Library: 914.274 S)

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Advertisement for The Graphic

Advertisement for The Graphic
A striking advertisement for weekly illustrated magazine, The Graphic (founded 1869 by William Luson Thomas), showing a busy street scene with buses and trams advertising the paper

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Royal Club Blend Whisky 1908 1900s UK whisky alcohol whiskey advert Scotch Scottish golf

Royal Club Blend Whisky 1908 1900s UK whisky alcohol whiskey advert Scotch Scottish golf

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: 1890s UK brain salt headaches humour medicine indigestion medical

1890s UK brain salt headaches humour medicine indigestion medical

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Ford Capri / Ford Zephyr / Ford Anglia 1950s UK cars

Ford Capri / Ford Zephyr / Ford Anglia 1950s UK cars
Ford Capri/ Ford Zephyr/ Ford Anglia 1950s UK cars

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Wrights Coal Tar Soap - WW1

Wrights Coal Tar Soap - WW1
Advertisement for Wrights Coal Tar Soap from the Great War showing a soldier and his wife or sweetheart bidding farewell to each other

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Advertisement for Hotel du Cap D Antibes

Advertisement for Hotel du Cap D Antibes
Advertisement for the Hotel du Cap D Antibes at Eden Roc, Antibes on the French Riviera, showing sunbathers and swimmers enjoying the flat rocks that act as such a sun trap for sun worshippers

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Advertisement for Bryant and May Matches, 1868

Advertisement for Bryant and May Matches, 1868
Image from Directory of the Borough of Sheffield by William White 1868.Original at Sheffield Local Studies Library: 914.274 S

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Advertisement for John Hadfield and Sons Ltd. Sheffield, c. 1920s

Advertisement for John Hadfield and Sons Ltd. Sheffield, c. 1920s
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: y11062

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Whiteways 1920s UK whiteways cider rheumatism gout alcohol

Whiteways 1920s UK whiteways cider rheumatism gout alcohol
Whiteway s 1920s UK whiteways cider rheumatism gout alcohol

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Bourjois 1951 1950s France womens up hats Paris Eiffel Tower Soir de Paris

Bourjois 1951 1950s France womens up hats Paris Eiffel Tower Soir de Paris

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Ushers 1911 1910s UK whisky alcohol whiskey advert Ushers Scotch Scottish racing

Ushers 1911 1910s UK whisky alcohol whiskey advert Ushers Scotch Scottish racing the races spectators

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Burgh Island Hotel advertisement

Burgh Island Hotel advertisement
Advertisement for the art deco Burgh Island Hotel at Bigbury-on-Sea in South Devon. Date: 1931

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Land Rover advertisement, 1960

Land Rover advertisement, 1960
Advertisement for Land Rover showing a photograph of it in use to travel over rough terrain during the work on the new Slough - Maidenhead by-pass in 1960. Date: 1960

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Dubonnet advertisement

Dubonnet advertisement
Advertisement for Dubonnet with a red-haired lady grinning at a black cat. Date: c.1895

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Advertisement for A. Wilson. Peck and Co. Ltd. Beethoven House, Pinstone Street, Sheffield

Advertisement for A. Wilson. Peck and Co. Ltd. Beethoven House, Pinstone Street, Sheffield
Original at Sheffield Local Studies Library: MP Folder 62

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: A street scene in Flushing, Cornwall. Early 1900s

A street scene in Flushing, Cornwall. Early 1900s
A street scene in Flushing. People stand on the pavements to watch the photographer. A shop on the right is festooned with advertisements of the day. Photographer: Arthur Philp

Background imageAdvertisements Collection: Clubland White Port advertisement

Clubland White Port advertisement
Advertisement for Clubland White, the finest old port procurable...to be found among the members of Londons celebrated West End Clubs



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"Journey through Time: Captivating Advertisements from the Past" Step into the glamorous world of travel with Reids Palace Hotel, Madeira advertisement from 1928. Experience luxury and breathtaking views like never before. Cornwall beckons with its stunning landscapes in this GWR poster from 1938. Discover the charm of this coastal paradise and create memories that will last a lifetime. Lace up your boots and embark on Downland Rambles, as depicted in this vibrant BR poster from the 1950s. Explore picturesque countryside trails and reconnect with nature. Aberdeen - The Silver City by the Sea shines bright in this LMS/LNER poster spanning from 1923 to 1947. Immerse yourself in its rich history, architecture, and captivating coastline. Escape to Swanage's idyllic shores showcased in a charming BR poster circa 1955. Relax on sandy beaches or venture into quaint streets filled with local delights. Take a nostalgic trip back to Butlins' UK holidays of the 1950s – where laughter, entertainment, and endless fun were guaranteed for all ages. Embrace timeless elegance with a Rolex wristwatch advertisement dating back to 1931; an exquisite accessory that transcends generations. Weston-super-Mare invites you for seaside adventures through this enchanting BR poster spanning from 1948 to1965 – sun-soaked days await. Step into sophistication with Yardley's iconic fragrance advertisement capturing the essence of style and beauty during its peak year of allure in1962. Wartime Toby jugs serve as poignant reminders of resilience during WWI; these cherished collectibles symbolize strength amidst adversity. British Railways showcases their dedicated workforce manually operating trains through an inspiring vintage poster – honoring their commitment even behind-the-scenes.