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Catalog Number 1978.150.4
Object Name Poster
Title Advertising Poster for Book on Queen Victoria, World Publishing Co.
Description Advertising Poster for book, "Queen Victoria, Her Grand Life and Glorious Reign", authored by "Her Majesty Queen Victoria, John A. Cooper, Editor of the Canadian Magazine, Toronto, and John Coulter, the Eminent Historian, formerly of London." James Lyon had purchased the Canadian Copyright for this book and this poster was one of his many advertisements to publicize this book.
One side of printed flyer has photographs of the book, Queen Victoria and King Edward VII, her successor. It describes the book , her long career, and her many achievements.
The reverse side has two photographs: the Queen's visit to Dublin; and one of "The Durbar Hall at Osborne House, Queen Victoria's Seaside Residence." It was in this hall that the Queen gave an annual Christmas Tree Festival. There is further discussion on the merits of the book, its styles and prices. At the bottom is printed: "WORLD PUBLISHING CO. -- GUELPH, ONTARIO."
People Queen Victoria
Lyon, James
Boult, Stephen
Boult, Lucy
King Edward VII
Cooper, John
Coulter, John
Search Terms Lyon Park
St. Patrick's Ward
World Publishing Company
Dimensions 40.7 x 28.2 cm. - L x W