Front pages (and usually back, middle or other pages) chosen at random (more or less) from my collection of mostly 20th Century mostly British newspapers. Weekly new posts on Sundays, a Random Cutting on Wednesdays and a Random Advert on Fridays.
Friday, 5 September 2014
Random Ad - Schweppes (1927)
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I love this beautifully drawn 1927 advert for Schweppes signed by 'Rae' or 'R.A.E.'
Winston Churchill was the Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1924 to 1929, but whether or not he fulfilled the Optimist's dream I don't know.