Accidents will Happen!

Title: Accidents will Happen!
Date: C1891
Artist: W. Stanfield Sturgess
Image Size: 113mm x 162mm (4.45" x 6.38")
Technique: Engraving.
Condition: In good condition.
Stock Number: ILN SP SKAT 911057 (NIT) (DRW07)
Price: $A 20
Advert of ice skaters for Ellimans "embrocation".

The Elliman family came to Slough in 1845, and James Elliman Senior set up a drapery business while he developed his soon-to-be-famous embrocation, which he had been experimenting on for years before deciding to market it. The embrocation was first sold in 1847, as a rub for animals. By 1850 it was being sold for use by humans, as an aid for aching muscles and joints.
From the original edition of The Illustrated London News.