1919 Ad Crisco Woman Cooking Shortening Frying Lard - ORIGINAL ADVERTISING SEP4


This is an original 1919 black and white print ad for Crisco shortening. This ad centers around why Crisco is the superior choice over animal fat or butter. It also highlights its greaseless, digestible, and smoke-free qualities. The ad also promotes its bulk, yet economical and airtight packaging. It also spotlights the Crisco book, "The Whys of Cooking," which includes over 150 recipes, as well as color illustrations.


This 92+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Very slight bleed through from opposite side of ad.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black & White / Grayscale
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.75 x 13.75 inches; 27 x 35 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: Janet McKenzie Hill, Boston Cooking School, American Cookery, Proctor Gamble, Cincinnati, Tub, Container, Vegetable Oil Vintage Advertising