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1903 Ad Procter Gamble Ivory Soap Dreamland Poem Health Beauty Children YLF3

1903 Ad Procter Gamble Ivory Soap Dreamland Poem Health Beauty Children YLF3

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This is an original 1903 black and white print ad for Ivory Soap that was made and sold by the Procter & Gamble Company of Cincinnati, Ohio (OH). The ad features a short poem entitled "Dreamland" that reads; "Wonderful scenes of pleasure bright, / Visions of fairy joys, / Wonderful dreams of rare delight / Come to small girls and boys. / Wonderful animals nod and blink / All of the dreamland through / And care for the children. What do you think - / Do little folks' dreams come true?". The ad also features an illustration of kids with a stork, walrus, camel, giraffe, monkey, bear, jaguar, and cobra snake.


This 110+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Small tear - left margin.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.25 x 8.75 inches; 16 x 22 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)

Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of vintage advertisements, color prints, and a lithograph from 1900-1921 from "Little Folks," a magazine for children. This collection features many vintage toy, Ivory Soap, and medical quackery ads that are sure to put a smile on your face! The collection also features artwork from artists such as George A. Harker, Violet Moore Higgins, and Benson Kennedy. To continue browsing this collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!"


Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, Hygiene