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Facebook in the Edwardian era

Facebook is 10 years old today, but did you know there was actually also a ‘Face-book’ in 1902?

We’ve found this reference in the Western Times, describing a book in which ‘everyone who comes to stay has to draw a face in… however badly, and sign his name underneath’.

 

Facebook in 1902

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Western Times – Wednesday 30 April 1902
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