Advert - 'Pears Soap'
Pears' soap advert on card. "Bubbles by Sir John E Millais Bart R A" written at the bottom. A reproduction in miniature of an original oil painting. It shows a little boy dressed in green velvet, blowing bubbles from a pipe. It is mounted on stiff card. On the reverse "Bubbles, a fac-similie, in miniature of original oil painting. Sir John E. Millais, Bart R A. The reproduction of this subject has involved an outlay of £20,000, inclusive of £2,200 for the original painting. The artist's grandson sat as the model".
|Date (general)||19th century|