[Editor: This poster, an advertisement for T. W. White & Co. (Ballarat), was published circa 1888-1889 (presumably December 1888 or January 1889).]
T. W. White & Co.
Tailors & Gentlemen’s Mercers.
112 Sturt Street.
Opposite Brophy’s Hotel
“Photographic calendar”, Thomas Foster Chuck, [1888-1889]
This poster includes:
1) A photograph of Henry Brougham Loch (1827-1900), 1st Baron Loch, Governor of Victoria 1884-1889.
2) A calendar for 1889.
3) A brief train timetable for several European cities, including Brindisi, Bologna (Rome time), Modane (Paris time), and Paris.
mercer = a dealer in textile fabrics, especially expensive fine fabrics, such as silk and velvet; a textile merchant, a dealer of fabric goods (from Latin “merx”, meaning commodity, goods, wares)