- Full title:
- 'Valentine's Day: "Oh! Here's the Postman!"'
- 10 February 1872, London
- Newspaper / Ephemera / Illustration / Image
- The Illustrated London News
- © Sourced from the British Newspaper Archive
- Held by
- British Library
- Article by:
- Matthew Taunton
- Reading and print culture
In the 19th century, more people were reading more publications than ever before. Dr Matthew Taunton explains how technological, social and educational change made this possible.