Advert For J. B. Miles, Gas Fitter & Locksmith
Medium: Print on paper
This is a trade card advertising the services of J. B. Miles gas fitter and locksmith located in Lower Street, Deal. Locksmiths were local handymen and knew about carpentry and pluming, were familiar with locks and tools and understand how to fix a range of household appliances. Not only did they sell household goods and machinery but also told their customers how to use them. Store windows would have been filled with tools, knives, nails and other pieces of metal and inside every shelf was packed with objects.