This is an original 1927 black and white halftone print of four different American advertisements. The lower caption, in French, takes a critical look at the American values being exposed, such as the need to connect the product with a "tranche de vie
" ("slice of life") and the overall "joie de vivre
" as portrayed in the last advertisement. From the top: Clark candy bars, Brown bilt Shoes from Davis Dry Goods Co. in Chicago, Brookfield Butter and Semet-Solvay Coke.
This 84+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light aging throughout. Moderate wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +
Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 9.5 inches; 13 x 24 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: fuel, United States, marketing