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Open House Miniatures - Victorian Advertising

I came across some advertisements at the back of a Victorian book of fairy stories and loved the fabulous use of different lettering.

There are eight (in miniature) on this pdf –

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and they should each print at about 2 by 3 inches in size.

In the test run that I did, I printed them very quickly on thinish, poorish quality, A4 printer paper and was very pleased with the results (although, as usual, not with the photographs of the results !)

I realised how out of practice I was at working with a computer when I didn’t manage to get them lined up, or even the right way up on my first attempt. (I have been, and am still, busy, busy, busy, but that is a story for another time.)

Open House Miniatures - Victorian Advertising - misaligned

Here are a few more on a larger scale, so that you can resize them to suit yourself. (Click on the pictures to see them full size).

I hope that they will be useful and fun to use.

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Afterword

I don’t host any advertising on this weblog.

If you see adverts then they were put there by WordPress, who have to make money in order to maintain this blog site.

By paying WordPress a small yearly fee I could arrange for there to be no advertisements on this weblog. I am too mean / poor to do this.

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