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Advertisement, turtles for sale

Advertisement, turtles for sale


Advertisement from Felix Farley’s Bristol Journal, for the sale of turtles. Live turtles were brought back on ships from the Caribbean, and killed as required. Their meat was eaten as a delicacy and their shell was used to make hair combs, jewellery and other decorative items.

Creator: Felix Farley's Bristol Journal

Date: 26th May 1792

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

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