Advert For James S. Carter, Bootmaker
Medium: Print on paper
This leaflet is advertising the services of James S. Carter boot and shoe maker. Boots were fashionable for both men and women during the Victorian period. They would have been made to order by local shoe and boot makers and were made of tough leather to ensure that they were hard wearing and long lasting. Explorers and adventurers were popular ‘celebrities’ during this period and this advert exploits peoples desire to be like them.