Advert For C. S. Elliott, Printer 6408
Printer: Elliott, C. S.
Medium: Print on paper
During the 19th century there was a marked increase in the number of people who could read and write. The Industrial revolution had created a new, wealthier and more intellectual society and printers had to satisfy a demand for printed material not heard of before. Production of novels, newspapers, periodicals and comics multiplied during this period and there was also a huge demand for advertising materials posters, leaflets and trade cards. Printers like C. S. Elliot would have been kept very busy.