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Advertisers never miss a chance to get their brand names under our noses, and celebrating the new year is no exception.  Brookes Monkey Brand soap were such prolific advertisers of their time it surprises me that I can only find one example of a new years celebration advert from them.

Source : Punch, 1901,8 x 11 inches, £2.85

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Soap manufactures were among the most prolific advertisers during the Victorian and Edwardian periods.  And they produced a great number of full page pictorial adverts, most of which are very collectible and look excellent when framed as good sized posters.

Source : The Graphic, 1900, 10.5 x 14 inches, £10.85

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Its always sad to see an early advertisement as pretty as this one sell.  If I had my own way I’d keep them all, forever.  Dated 1888, you don’t find too many pictorial adverts from this period, whereas a decade later they have become the norm.

Source : Illustrated London News, 1888, 10 x 8 inches, £4.55

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Brookes Monkey Brand Soap was a prolific advertiser, with dozens of examples in my collection.  This is one of my favorites.  I think its the colour that does it for me, a bit out of the ordinary.  Got to just love the caption “For Cleaning Golf Implements”.

Source : Black and White, 1891, 9 x 13 inches, £10.95

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