About this object

  • ID:

    38.42/2

  • Production date:

    1846

  • Location:

    In Store

  • Flyer or hand bill issued by the dustmen William Newlove, Charles Midleton, Robert Doutfire and Thomas Boy. Addressed 'to the worthy inhabitants of St George's Bloomsbury', the flyer is an appeal to the dustmens customers for a christmas donation. The flyer includes an illustration of a dustman handing a flyer to a resident at her front door. Until the introduction of a centrally organised system of waste disposal in London in the late 19th century, domestic waste and sewage was collected from homes by private firms and individuals.

  • Measurements

    H 115 mm L 180 mm

  • Materials

    paper

  • Last Updated

    2013-07-30

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

  • Related place

    Camden (referenced)

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