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Advert For McCall's Paysandu Ox Tongues

Advert For McCall's Paysandu Ox Tongues

Printer: Tucker, Johnnson & Worshie's

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1884

Shelfmark: Evan.6262

Item number: 6262

Genre: Leaflet

This is an advertisement for McCall's ox tongues. In the 1800s ox tongue was considered to be a great luxury, sometimes it was stewed which made it very soft, other times it was pickled and the added salt made it extremely hard. Cold pies and cooked meat were common items on the breakfast menu in large and wealthy Victorian households. At this time breakfast was a much larger meal, often with as many as 3 different courses. Ox tongue was a popular choice.

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