This is an original 1939 halftone print of a Procter & Gamble advertisement. The company highlights their star and tallow candles, as well as their soda, palm, olein and German soap, their lard oil, their pearl starch and their toiletries. Procter & Gamble was founded in 1837 in Cincinnati, Ohio by two brother-in-laws, and by 1859, had reached over one million dollars in sales. Current brands owned by the company include Cascade, Bounty, Braun, Dolce & Gabanna, CoverGirl, Duracell, Gillette, Iams, Luvs, Olay, Old Spice, Pampers, Pringles, Tampax, and several others.
This 72+ 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. Please note that there is print on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 5 inches; 18 x 13 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: toilet, 34 West Second Street, 830 Western Row, Industry, Business, Horse Cart, Carriage, T. H. Hite Company