Advert For Ind, Coope & Co's Romford Ale 7073
Medium: Print on paper
In Britain in the 19th century people drank what they could afford, this meant that the upper classes drank wine and brandy whilst the working classes drank beer, ale and spirits. This is an advertisement for Ind, Coope and Co’s Romford Ale. Inde Coope were a large brewing company based in Burton on Trent with distilleries all over the country. The ales were transported via the canal network to public houses all over the country. Where their building in Romford stood there is now a large shopping centre, aptly named the Brewery Centre.