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Title Beer
Imprint London: J. M. Johnson and Sons
Date of Publication [1896?]
Language English
Notes This is a highly decorative Victorian advertisement for the Edinburgh brewers Campbell and Co. The lettering is in bold red with striking gilt finishing. The lithographed poster is undated, but cannot have been produced after 1896, when Campbell & Co. amalgamated with Hope and King of Glasgow. UCampbell's are reputed to have started brewing as early as 1710. The business remained in the family until the 1896 merger.
Shelfmark FB.l.384
Reference Sources Bookseller's catalogue, which cites the Scottish Brewing Archive.
Acquired on 05/09/08
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