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Yet More Trade Cards of Old London

June 1, 2012
by the gentle author

After publishing selections of trade cards that might have been found in the eighteenth century by rummaging in a hypothetical drawer, searching down the back of a hypothetical sofa or under a hypothetical bed, it is my pleasure to show this further selection discovered beneath the hypothetical floorboards.

Images courtesy Bishopsgate Institute

You may like to see my earlier selections

The Trade Cards of Old London

More Trade Cards of Old London

The Signs of Old London

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  1. Emily permalink
    June 1, 2012

    I love the disembodied Legg!

  2. andrea permalink
    June 2, 2012

    The boarding house announces: “Parents or Guardians may depend on the utmost care taken of the Young Ladies morals and manners, and a particular tenderness shown to their persons.”


  3. June 5, 2012

    Ooh! I’d love a perriwigg box….and some vermichelly

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