Victorian miracle cures and industrial age marvels: Tallis map advertisements

By jason webber on 14 Mar 2014
Steam powered coffee roaster - an advert from Tallis' Victorian Street Views.

Steam powered coffee roaster – an advert from Tallis’ Victorian Street Views.

With advertising running parallel with consumer society, it isn’t surprising that the advertising boom coincided with the Victorian industrial revolution. With newspapers and other printed materials the main source of information for Londoners, column ads were ubiquitous. Like any modern publication looking to turn a profit, publisher John Tallis looked to local businesses for advertising revenue. Read the full postRead the full post