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Advert For Free Tickets Given Away By Matchless Cleaner & Venus Soap

Advert For Free Tickets Given Away By Matchless Cleaner & Venus Soap

Printer: M'Caw, Stevenson &Orr

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1894/06/01

Shelfmark: Evan.7066

Item number: 7066

Genre: Leaflet

This leaflet is advertising a promotional offer by the manufacturers of Matchless cleaner (a cleaning product) and Venus soap. On collecting 90 wrappers from the specified soap products the customer would receive a free return train ticket to Brighton. In the 19th century the trains were a relatively new transport system and to travel from London to the seaside would have been a luxury. The working classes were given Saturday afternoon off work and after bank holidays were introduced 1871 many people enjoyed excursion to seaside resorts.

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