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Advert For James S. Carter, Bootmaker

Advert For James S. Carter, Bootmaker

Printer: Unknown

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1885

Shelfmark: Evan.6060

Item number: 6060

Genre: Leaflet

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.

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