1955 Ad Container America William Graham Sumner Quote - ORIGINAL ADVERTISING TM6


This is an original 1955 color print ad for the Container Corporation of America.

This ad features a quote, "Industry, self-denial, and temperance are the laws of prosperity for men and states; without them advance in the arts and in wealth means only corruption and decay through luxury and vice. With them progress in the arts and increasing wealth are the prime conditions of an advancing civilization which is sound enough to endure.", from The Challenge of Facts and Other Essays by William Graham Sumner, an American academic and first professorship in sociology at Yale College.


This 56+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / 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: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.75 x 11 inches; 20 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)

This piece was illustrated by Gering, Joseph . There is no visible artist signature.

Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, corrugated boxes

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