1909 Ad Prudential Insurance Lake Champlain Discovery Explorers Pioneer TRV1


This is an original 1909 black and white print ad for The Prudential Insurance Company of America in Newark, New Jersey.

Lake Champlain was named in honor of its discoverer French explorer Samuel de Champlain, who founded the lake in 1609.


This 102+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. No natural defects. No tears. No water damage. There is a wrinkle in the top right portion of this ad.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.25 x 10.75 inches; 23 x 27 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, John F. Dryden, Canoe, Canoeing, Gibraltar, Native American Indians, Exploration, Industrial Insurance, Life Insurance