Advert for Western & Wolland, mineral water manufacturer, reverse side
Medium: Print on paper
In the early 19th century, George III popularised spring water as a health restorative. Spa towns became fashionable resorts for all age-groups in society. As the century progressed, enterprising businessmen realised that many people would not be able to visit these resorts, and so began bottling spring water and advertising its healthy properties.