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Advertisement for George Bassett and Co. Sheffield - liquorice confectionery, 19th cent

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Advertisement for George Bassett and Co. Sheffield - liquorice confectionery, 19th cent

From an original at Sheffield Libraries: y13783

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Step back in time with this print from Sheffield City Archives, showcasing an exquisite advertisement for George Bassett and Co. Sheffield's renowned liquorice confectionery. Transporting us to the 19th century, this vintage gem offers a glimpse into the rich history of sweets and confectionary in Yorkshire. The beautifully crafted advertisement captures the essence of Bassetts' delectable treats, tempting viewers with their irresistible allure. The intricate details highlight the company's dedication to quality craftsmanship and indulgent flavors that have delighted generations. Sheffield Libraries' preservation of this original piece allows us to appreciate not only the artistic finesse but also provides a window into the vibrant advertising culture of yesteryears. This snapshot serves as a testament to Sheffield's contribution to both local commerce and national sweet tooth satisfaction. As we admire this historical treasure, it is important to note that its significance lies beyond commercial use. It represents an era when advertisements were works of art themselves – capturing attention through creativity rather than overwhelming consumers with modern-day marketing tactics. Whether you are a lover of nostalgia or simply intrigued by Yorkshire's cultural heritage, let this print transport you back in time, evoking memories of simpler days filled with mouthwatering delights from George Bassett and Co.

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