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Advert For 'Flashes', Periodical

Advert For 'Flashes', Periodical

Printer: Unknown

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1885

Shelfmark: Evan.8159

Item number: 8159

Genre: Leaflet

This is an advertisement for a periodical entitled Flashes. Reading for pleasure was a new past time in the 19th century, for the first time working men had leisure time away from their place of employment, to spend as they desired. The increasingly literate Victorian public turned to cheap newspapers and periodicals to provide them with news, fiction, and information.

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