Like it or not, advertising has long been a powerful force in shaping and depicting our changing moods and social values – for better or for worse. Print advertisements of the late 19th, through the mid-20th century, were notorious for being sexist, racist, and advocating plenty of unhealthy advice. All reasons why collectors flock to antique and vintage ads. Let’s revel in our former ignorance shall we?
Burp The Baby… Then Handover The Insulin.
Smooth As A Baby’s Face.
Honey Boo Boo Approved Tonic.
Toothache? Have Some Cocaine!
Not Sure What To Say About This One…
Ho. Ho. (cough, cough, cough) Ho!
Beer. It’s What’s For Dinner.
Have You Been Cleaning? Because You Look Fabulous!
Excuse me? Run That Question By Me One More Time.
There’s Nothing Worse Than Stale Coffee. Nothing.
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