This is an ultra rare original 1925 color print ad for Portland Cement from the Atlas Company of New York. The ad features an image of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco. The memorial was a gift from Mrs. A. B. Spreckels, and was designed by George A. Applegarth. The ad writes, "Today, a perfect copy of the French Palace of the Legion of Honor stands in San Francisco-- a memorial to the California soldiers who went overseas during the world war."
This 86+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Color
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 12 inches; 23 x 30 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, World War I, Great War, Atlas White Portland Cement