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Great Central Railway hand bill from 1899

Great Central Railway hand bill from 1899

L2685. Great Central Railway hand bill advertising 'Day Trips to Shakespeare's Country'. Organised by Dean & Dawson, the Great Central travel agents, these cheap fast excursions ran from Nottingham to Stratford-on-Avon every Sunday during July and August in 1899. Interestingly, the discounted tickets could not only be obtained at the agents and railway stations themselves, but at various independent businesses, including a china store, tobacconist, ironmonger and draper.
qkwHand bill
alt_title
themessocio-economic context
subjectAdvertisements - Hand bills
Railway Companies - Great Central Railway
Travel agents - Dean & Dawson
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorcorporatename - Great Central Railway
Datecreation - 1899
TypeAdvertisements - hand bill
Formatdimension.H - 320mm
dimension.W - 181mm
Identifier201/1958/D/20/3
SourceRecord Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationdocument - Railway advertisement
CoverageLocation.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - 1899
RightsLeicestershire County Council