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Advert For 'The Morning', A Halfpenny Newspaper

Advert For 'The Morning', A Halfpenny Newspaper

Printer: Unknown

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1892/05/23

Shelfmark: Evan.8130

Item number: 8130

Genre: Leaflet

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Advertisers were continually trying to come up with new and eye catching ideas for their products. This advert demonstrates a very clever printing technique. On the front of the leaflet is a picture of an egg and on the reverse is a picture of a chick reading the 'Halfpenny Morning Newspaper'. The leaflet is translucent and if it is held up to the light the chick appears to be inside the egg.

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