This is an original 1916 black and white print ad for the Sea Pines boarding School of Charm and Personality for Girls. The school was founded by Reverend Thomas Bickford in 1907. Miss Faith Bickford was the reigning principal until the school ceased operation in the 1970s. Thereafter, the estate was turned into the Old Sea Pines Inn, one of the finest on the New England coast.
This 95+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 3.75 inches; 11 x 10 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: Brewster, Cape Cod, World War I, WWI Vintage Advertising