This is an original 1935 black and white print ad for The Commercial Appeal-- "The South's Greatest Newspaper," published by James Hammond. The ad reads, "Manufacturers who buy in the South are finding it easier to sell in the South. Producers of merchandise containing cotton and cottonseed products, are finding more buyers in King Cotton's Empire."
This 76+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is bleed through showing in this ad. There are small gray speckles showing in this ad.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +
Dimensions: Approximately 8.25 x 11 inches; 21 x 28 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, Reading, Journal, National Cotton Show, Memphis, Cotton Carnival