“Individual beauty, made to order!” These ads for Charles of the Ritz cosmetics date from 1956-59, many of which were photographed through textured glass.
“The arts and Kraft coalition.” This ad campaign by Kraft dates from 1973-74. Each ad included a recipe using various Kraft products.
“Purity, body and flavour in every glass.” This illustrated ad campaign for Ballantine ale ran from 1948-50 and each ad had the same sentence winding around a glass and bottle.
“Are Bulbsnatchers people?” These ads for G.E Lamps, produced by General Electric, date from 1946-47 and featured different celebrities of the time “bulbsnatching”!
“Movin’ Together” Ebony magazine’s April 1971 fashion shoot for men was based around a “what’s his and hers” theme, with the women wearing her man’s clothes.
“You’ve got a taste for style!” This ad campaign for Capari cigarettes dates from 1991-93.
“All men go for it!” These ads for Underwood’s “Deviled Ham” date from 1940.
“A flight into new areas of sonic and musical experience.” This weeks Sunday Lounge Listening is “Provocative Percussion” by Terry Snyder and the All Stars from 1959.
“The wonder flame that cools as well as heats!” These illustrated ads for American Gas Association date from 1941-47.
“The girls who married twin brothers.” These ads for TruVal men’s shirts are all from 1947. They featured three different sets of twins.
“Fashionably inexpensive!” These ads for Misty cigarettes date from 1990-97 and were aimed at twenty-something women.
“Samson was a sissy!” These ads for Knox Gelatine health drink are all from 1940.
“Purity. Body. Flavour” These ads for Ballantine ale date from 1947-48. They each had a description of the three rings logo and the same tag line of “America’s largest selling Ale”.
“For better sight use better light!” These black and white illustrated ads for Mazda Lamps, produced by Westinghouse, date from 1941-42. Unfortunately the artist/artists didn’t sign them so I don’t know who they are by.
“Engineered for comfort! Designed for beauty!” These ads for American Optical sunglasses date from 1946-48.
“It’s a wonderful laugh, it’s a wonderful love!” These magazine ads for movies are all from 1947.