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A Leaflet Advertising The Price Of Alcohol

A Leaflet Advertising The Price Of Alcohol

Printer: Unknown

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1881/10/03

Shelfmark: Evan.6660

Item number: 6660

Genre: Leaflet

This is a political leaflet protesting about the increase in the price of beer. Beer was the staple drink of the working classes because it was easily available, had a limited amount of nutritious content and was cheap. Throughout the 19th century the average price of a pint of beer was just 2 or 3 pence.

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