The Strand Magazine : an illustrated monthly. Vol. 1, no. 1, January 1891 / edited by George Newnes.
- Newnes, George, 1851-1910.
About this work
First issue of the long running and prestigious illustrated periodical which includes many advertisements for popular medical, hygiene and food products including: Vinolia Soap, cream and powder (for acne, eczema, dull skin and spots), Bovril beef extract, Bird's Custard Powder, Southalls' Sanitary Towels, Edward' Harlene (for the hair), Kaye's Worsdells Pills (for constipation), Chaps Glycerine and Honey Jelly (for the skin), Frame Food extract, porridge and infants' diet, Dr. Ridge's Patent Food for infants & invalids, Benson's Plaster (for rheumatism etc.), Edwards' dessicated soup, Dr. Jaeger's sanitary woollen system clothing, Poor Man's Friend ointment, Dr. Roberts' Alterative Pills, Spirone inhalant, Hydroleine soap, Sozodont tooth cleaner, Inman's Compound Syrup of the Hypophosphites, mustard plasters, dermathistic corsets and Fry's cocoa. A 10 page history of the Strand starts things off.