Adverts and Printed Media

date
1884
copyright
William Green
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789x529px · 287.7K

An advert for William Green who seemed to be landscapers. The Vicar Lane branch of this establishment existed until the 1950s [3].

date
Unknown
copyright
Charles Robshaw
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793x579px · 330.2K ·

This advert is for the Charles H. Robshaw glue factory which was one located in the same place as the Pilot Overall Factory [3].

date
Unknown
copyright
George Mosby
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789x510px · 305.8K

This is an advert for George Mosby’s Drapery.

date
1884
copyright
W. Secker
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1039x723px · 461.4K

This advert is for W. Secker’s grocery shop, located at Holly House on Main Street (later Alfred Smith’s) [3].

date
Unknown
copyright
William Green
resolution
613x833px · 476.0K

This is a lithograph showing T.B. Smith’s General Supply Stores which were located where the Council Offices now stand [3].

date
1966
copyright
Unknown
resolution
362x571px · 133.9K

A poster advertising Thunderball showing at Garforth Cinema. Due to its populatity is was shown for seven days rather than the usual three days [3].

date
1893
copyright
Unknown
resolution
782x1091px · 835.2K

This is a 19th century lithograph depicting the Wesleyan Chapel [3]. The adverts around the outside are for products available at Taylor’s Stores and read as follows:

Dr. Butler’s Tic and Toothache Cure. One dose will quickly relive the pain while if repeated a few times a permanent cure will ensue.

Dr. Munroe’s Asthma Cure. The scientific remedy by inhalation for asthma, catarrh, bronchitis etc. Give instant relief in tins, 2/6 each.

The Clifford Hair Restorer. Never fails to restore the hair to its natural colour and gloss, preventing the hair from falling our or coming off with the comb, removing scurf and dandruff and preserving the scalp in a clean, cool and healthy condition. Bottle 1/- each.

date
1935
copyright
resolution
250x340px · 67.3K

An advert from the 1930s for a local electrical engineer.