This is an original 1930 black and white print ad for the J. Walter Thompson Company. The company was founded in 1864, and was a pioneer in international commercial marketing. The company has paved the way in areas, such as advertising copy and layout, as well as sponsored television programming. To date, it is the fourth largest marketing communications firm in the world.
Dr. Julius Klein was President Herbert Hoover's assistant director of the bureau of foreign and domestic commerce.
This 81+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light foxing and aging. Small crease - top right corner. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 13.25 inches; 25 x 34 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: Antwerp, Hamburg Vintage Advertising