Hudsons Soap Advertising Mirror


Rare 19th Century Advertising Mirror

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W-41 D-2 H-31 (cm)

Item Reference:

58772-831-1Tip! This item's Ref-Code breaks down thus...
Item Ref Code: 58772-831-1
Item No. 58772 - Dealer No. 831 - Building No. 1


Hudson's Soap Advertising Mirror in original Victorian frame circa 1880-90.
Chromo lithographic insert with bevelled mirror mounting plate.
The washer woman figure is one of the advertising devices used by Hudson's around 1890. A variant appears on an enamel sign with the words 'Hudson's established over 50 years' (shown in a book in pic 6) Robert Spear Hudson having opened his first shop in 1837.


Item Reference
Height: 31 cm
Width: 41 cm
Depth: 2 cm
19th Century
Country of Origin
Printed image very good, no foxing or rippling; mirror surround slight pitting to edges, a few light scratches; gesso type frame with some chipping to edges. Please examine photos carefully and request more if desired


  • Free Collection from Hemswell, North Lincolnshire (we can store free of charge for four weeks)
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