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Advert for the Weekly Times & Echo

Advert for the Weekly Times & Echo

Printer: Unknown

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1891

Shelfmark: Evan.8112

Item number: 8112

Genre: Leaflet

Sensational stories like "Miser Hoadley's Secret" were regularly included in weekly newspapers to appeal to the growing number of commuting readers. Improvements in the railways and the growth of the suburbs helped to create the middle classes in their modern incarnation. Often living in the suburbs of a city this group travelled to work and needed something to distract them on the journey.

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