This is an original 1902 black and white print ad for Tanglefoot Sticky Fly Paper. The ad features an image of a chef swatting away at flies. The ad writes, "Certain diseases-- notably typhoid (which can only be taken when the germ gets into the system through the throat and stomach), are known to be spread by flies. If there is a contagious disease in your neighborhood, guard your food from flies."
This 109+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +
Dimensions: Approximately 2.75 x 5.25 inches; 7 x 13 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, Sanitation, Food, Dinner