[Maconochie Brothers] [19th Century Handbill] Silvoceas The King of Fish No Copies In Institutions
[19th Century Handbill] Silvoceas The King of Fish
London and Lowestoft, England, Maconochie Brothers, 1880. No Binding.
Late 19th Century two-sided handbill with a color lithograph showing fishmonger holding a large basket of fish. An unusual handbill nicely lithographed. 7.25 by 9.75 inches, ca.1880.
Includes Recipes for preparing Silvoceas, the rear features many products offered.
Carefully handled, center fold; even age-toning; small, closed tear on the right edge 3 inches from the bottom.
There are no copies listed in institutions. [OCLC / Worldcat]
Silvoceas is actually a preparation for herring developed by Maconchie Brothers. The handbill claims that they are supplied to the Queen and Prince of Wales.
Maconochie Brothers was the largest tinned food manufacturer in the world during the late Victorian period. They were the largest supplier of food to British armed forces during the Boar and First World War.
Ref: Lets Look Again (online); Gracesguide (online)