Paper Fan, London & North Eastern Railway

Paper Fan, LNER, Purple and gold floral design "With compliments London & North Eastern Railway", Dimensions: 8?" long

Paper Fan, LNER, Purple and gold floral design "With compliments London & North Eastern Railway". Before air conditioning, fans were a useful accessory and these decorative paper giveaways from the LNER were an early example of targeted advertising. Competition between the railway companies during the inter-war period could be fierce and advertising played a key part in generating custom.

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Category:
Miscellanea & Curiosities
Object Number:
1976-7962
type:
fan
credit:
Vernon, K.

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