It is Wordless Wednesday, so today I’m reproducing some advertising images from 1910.
Poster advertising : being a talk on the subject of posting as an advertising medium, with helpful hints and sensible suggestions to poster advertisers, and with thirty-two pages of full color reproductions of posters used by national advertisers (1910)
Author: Hawkins, George Henry Edward
Subject: Advertising; Posters
The digitized/scanned book is available on the Internet Archive.
It is really difficult to believe that lead paint or cottonseed-based foodstuffs celebrated these features of their products. But some of these ads show early versions of what became and still are household brands.
I just noticed that the Capitol is featured on this last Quaker poster. Maybe the Congress needs to go back to simple food like this and they wouldn’t want to shut down government. 2nd day of U.S. Government Shutdown.