Category Archives: Advertising Art

Woman Applying Talcum Powder

DescriptionEnglish: Woman applying talcum powder
Date1923
SourceAdvertisement for Pompeian Fragrance talc in Cine-mundial (https://archive.org/details/cinemundial08unse/page/42/mode/2up)
AuthorAnonymous

Oddly, she seems to be using a cylindrical tin, but her reflection is using a flattened flask.

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Auction

DescriptionEnglish: Advertising cut of an auction on a dock, from an 1830 typefounder’s catalogue
Date1830
SourceSpecimen of Printing-Types, and Ornaments, from the Letter Foundry of J. Howe & Co. (https://archive.org/details/specimenofprinti00jhow/page/n177/mode/2up)
AuthorAnonymous
DescriptionEnglish: Ornament from an 1830 typefounder’s catalogue
Date1830
SourceSpecimen of Printing-Types, and Ornaments, from the Letter Foundry of J. Howe & Co. (https://archive.org/details/specimenofprinti00jhow/page/n181/mode/2up)
AuthorAnonymous

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Pointing

DescriptionEnglish: Hand pointing up and to the right
Date1922
SourceAdvertisement in Canadian Grocer (https://archive.org/details/cangrocerjulydec1922toro/page/n71/mode/2up)
AuthorAnonymous
DescriptionEnglish: Hand pointing left and down
Date1919
SourceAdvertisement in Power House (https://archive.org/details/modpowerengin1919toro/page/n9/mode/2up)
AuthorAnonymous

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