PublisherProQuest; Bodleian Library, Oxford University
Everyday British life
18th- to 20th-Century Great Britain
DescriptionConsisting of rare archival materials that document everyday life in eighteenth- to twentieth-century Britain with full color, high-resolution images, the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera resides in the Bodleian Library of Oxford, England. This database of scanned items provides direct access to rare primary source materials--images and text--evidence of Britain’s cultural, social, industrial, and technological heritage. The collection of 65,000 items are arranged into five subject areas: crimes (murders and executions), advertising, book trade, nineteenth-century entertainment, and popular prints.