Railway advert travel humour, 1890s

Railway advert travel humour, 1890s

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Caption: Railway advert travel humour. 19th-century artwork used in a railway advert. Titled 'More free than welcome', it shows two ladies and a gentleman sitting in a railway carriage. The gentleman has fallen asleep and, to the annoyance of the younger lady, is leaning on her shoulder. The advert was published in the Christmas edition of Pearson's Weekly 1891.

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