Click here to skip to content

Advert for John Lewis, draper

Advert for John Lewis, draper

Printer: Unknown

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1889/01/01

Shelfmark: Evan.5317

Item number: 5317

Genre: Leaflet

Related images

1 2

This is an early advert for the ‘John Lewis’ department store. Mr John Lewis opened a small Drapers shop in Oxford Street in 1864. It became known for the quality of the goods sold there and quickly grew in size developing into a department store selling clothing, furniture, and household goods.

Search within this collection

Elsewhere on our websites

Newsletter

Latest events - register free online

Mobile app

For iPhone, iPad and Android

Report a Concern

What is the nature of your concern?

Report a Concern

What is the nature of your concern?

Email link to a friend

Write a brief note to accompany the email

Your friend's email address: