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Advert for Trotman & Co, grocers

Advert for Trotman & Co, grocers

Printer: Wayre, W

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1880

Shelfmark: Evan.6601

Item number: 6601

Genre: Leaflet

The supply of fruit and vegetables to industrial cities in Britain was completely transformed by the 19th-century development of railways. Fruit such as figs and prunes - unheard of before - became common in greengrocers' and fruit-sellers' stores, and previously expensive fruit was much more affordable.

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