Regency Advertisements: Prejudice and Physiognomy

  I know you have heard of Pride and Prejudice, but have you heard of Prejudice and Physiognomy? This ad appeared in the October 1817 Ackermann’s Repository.

Regency Advertisements: Epistolary Elegance

This ad for letter paper appeared in the August 1807 edition of La Belle Assemblee.  “Elegance with Economy” especially for Ladies and The Fashionable World!

Regency Advertisements: Lost Happiness Regained (in other words, abortions)

I learn the most interesting things about Regency society reading the advertisments.  Take this week’s knowledge on book prices, or when I learned powdered drinks were not just a modern thing. I spied this ad from La Belle Assemblée’s August 1807 advertising section, and I was a little perplexed and then after I thought about it…surprised.  My suspicions and interest peaked, I did a little … Expand