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Advert For J H Spence, Coal & Coke Merchant

Advert For J H Spence, Coal & Coke Merchant

Printer: Daniel & Smithers

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1886

Shelfmark: Evan.6814

Item number: 6814

Genre: Leaflet

Coal was the mail fuel for domestic heating and lighting during this period. It was cheap and could be delivered to the door. So much coal was used by Londoners that the ambient temperature of the city was raised by 3 degrees Fahrenheit.

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