Let them eat cake

24 January 2007

Cakes and Ale: The golden age of British feasting
Judy Spours

The National Archives, £14.99 (978-1-905615-02-5)

The appetites and aspirations of a new consumer society are reflected in glamorous food advertisements produced in Victorian and Edwardian England. This book explores the new fashion for eating and drinking, in the years between the Great Exhibition and the sinking of the Titanic.

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