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The 1919 equivalent of smartphone cameras -- sketching. "Sketch everything worth sketching," said this ad in The Times of India, 25 October 1919.
In old newspapers, the ads are often more fascinating than the news reports. Like this one, for accounting books.
Ever heard of insurance for eyeglasses? Times of India, January 1918
Would you like to buy some "typical pictures of Indian natives"? Aimed at the English returning home I guess. January 1918.
I saw this ad and I was like, hey, don't we still get this beer? An ad by Japan's Asahi beer in The Times of India, January 1918. (What do I get for digging out this gem, @asahibeer_jp?)
11 July 1918, an ad in The Times of India at the height of the Spanish flu pandemic, then called the influenza.

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