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When Richard III shouted: ‘A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse’ – advert for pipe tobacco

We do love the quirky and erudite adverts that use famous moments from history and literature to sell some product or another. Here’s an advert for Gallaher’s pipe tobacco that employs Richard III’s horselessness in battle to advertise their product. Nottingham Evening Post – Wednesday 11 April 1928 Image © Local World Limited. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.