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I couldn’t resist scanning a few more pages from the advertisement portion at the back of Black’s Picturesque Guide to Scotland. After all the lists of hotels there are adverts for other items of interest to brave travellers of the time.

For example here is an advert for the latest fashionable outdoor clothing, suitably rubberised:

Rubberised clothing from 1892

And here are two adverts for tonics for many of the ills that might befall a traveller:

Health tonics from 1892

And, finally, what traveller would be complete without suitable luggage to carry all their belongings and purchases in:

Luggage from 1892

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