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Advert for the Gas Light & Coke Company gas stoves

Advert for the Gas Light & Coke Company gas stoves

Printer: Unknown

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1886

Shelfmark: Evan.8002

Item number: 8002

Genre: Leaflet

Lighting, heating, cooking and heating water took up a large part of the daily routine for Victorian housewives and servants. By the end of the 1800s gas and electricity had been introduced, but electricity in particular was the preserve of the very wealthy. Gas was originally introduced in working and middle class homes for cooking; it was not used for lighting until much later.

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