Opening of an English store in Rouen

Historical Background
Advertisement for the opening of a store in Rouen, rue Grand Pont, by two Englishmen, July 7 1787.

Journal de Normandie – “Avis divers”, page 6.

In this press release intended to the people of Rouen, Sir Martin and Sir Akerman – respectively from London and Manchester – are advertising on the occasion of the opening of trade in the city center of Rouen. They boast the variety of paintings sold, their supply facility in England as well as the attractive price of their products.


  • Origin

Journal de Normandie

  • Date details


  • Institution

Archives départementales de Seine – Maritime

  • Original reference

BMR 260

  • Per

Early modern Period

  • Thematic

Industries & Railways


Rouen – Archives Départementales

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