Advert For Free Tickets Given Away By Matchless Cleaner & Venus Soap
Printer: M'Caw, Stevenson &Orr
Medium: Print on paper
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.