These adverts interest me, a snapshot of high class fashion in the late 1890′s.  For such early advertisements they display a surprising appreciation for the power of illustration i.e. pictures sell.

Source : The Graphic, 1897, 10.5 x 14.5 inches, £4.55

Source : The Graphic, approx 1898, 10.5 x 14.5 inches, £4.55

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