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Magazine Art: Advertising Art in Magazines

Famous artists, when they weren't painting the covers for the magazines, paid their bills by doing art for advertisers. Some of the things they did can stand up with the best of their covers, and much of it is fascinating today for what it tells us about life and popular culture of the past. This is a small door that opens up into a very large cathedral of art.



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Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Advertisements for meat, corn flakes, candy bars, flour, beer, wine, spirits, broccoli, peanut butter: Here they are.
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Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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A noxious weed, and an important part of the American economy in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, tobacco advertising paid for many an editorial lunch and kept lots of artists employed.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons
Magazine Art: Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons
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Automobile ads kept magazines going through good times and hard. High-ticket items, they could afford to pay for color reproduction when that was too expensive for most other products. Everybody knows something about cars! Some of these ads were created by the best artists in the business. And some of them are just fun to look at as nostalgia; or, if you prefer, ancient history. Trucks here, too. Also wagons and carriages.    If you like these, check out this great website of scans of...
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Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
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Clothing and fashions pay the bills at our department stores and shopping malls. We pay the bills for our clothing and fashions. And advertisements in magazines told us what we were going to buy (or make), and why.
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Magazine Art: Personal and Human Aspects
Magazine Art: Personal and Human Aspects
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Mainstays of the advertising pages were personal items such as toiletries, beauty aids, perfumes, bath and facial soaps, and the like. Human interactions are important: Flowers, cards, notes.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Health and Medicine
Magazine Art: Health and Medicine
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Health and medicine ads have supported numberless magazines over the years. Some publishers refused patent medicine ads, and some got rich on them. Ditto for equipment, which can range from something as straightforward as crutches to something as questionable and as "Violet Rays". Techniques can be as simple as yoga and as complex as sequestration in a private hospital.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Household Items
Magazine Art: Household Items
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Here are the ads for the common everyday household things you need to have around to keep the place clean and running. And also the objects of beauty that make life worthwhile. A little bit of decoration, a little bit of dirt removal.
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Art prints have been around as long as printing has been around. Film, movies, cinema, as an art that moves, only a short time, but fully the memory of living humans. Books and magazines have been the subject of ads as long as the memory of humankind. Or so it would seem. Not only did magazines run ads for themselves and for other titles from the same publisher, they often ran ads for totally unconnected magazine titles. Sometimes they sold the space to the other publisher, and sometimes they...
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Travel and Transportation
Magazine Art: Travel and Transportation
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Build a transportation system, and people and things will travel. Here are ads for all things related.
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Audio, and early video, and records, and entertainment. The beginnings of an industry that is still with us, slowly engulfing (or being engulfed by) the computer industry.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Sports and Guns
Magazine Art: Sports and Guns
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Advertisements for outdoor and indoor sports and equipment for them. Guns, rods, racquets, balls; the list is endless.
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Pens and pencils and paper and office supplies. Now we have major national chains providing these materials to the end consumer. Back in the day we needed to see ads like these to decide what to buy. Hey, we still do.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Bicycles & Motorcycles
Magazine Art: Bicycles & Motorcycles
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Bicycles became vastly popular in the late 19th century and paved the way (sorry!) for automobiles by creating a population that wanted good, smooth, hard-surfaced roads and plenty of them. Motorcycles were an adaption that combined the best and worst of the two. And then there were motorbikes, and scooters, and any motorized conveyance that could spring full-blown from the head of the American backyard inventor.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Personal and Human Aspects
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Woman plays piano and looks dreamily at her boyfriend...and envisions him at forty. When love is young -- why worry about hair? ah, but when you get old you need to take care of your hair to keep baldness away. Fear! Fear sells. From the August, 1924 issue of PHOTOPLAY. Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Personal and Human Aspects, Hair Care, bald, hair, dandruff, wavy,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Every picture tells a story, and this 1946 ad from FIELD AND STREAM tells one worthy of a SATURDAY EVENING POST cover. So, anyway, just has hooked whom with a fishing line? Looks like a tricky way for the fisherman to meet the fisherbabe. No indication who the artist was, but we're pretty sure we've seen his work elsewhere. Artist: Source: Renita Ivey Restoration by: Renita Ivey
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Beer, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Toys and Games
Magazine Art: Toys and Games
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Toys. Games. Let's play.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Cameras and Photography
Magazine Art: Cameras and Photography
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Without cameras the magazineart.org would be a lot smaller and less interesting. Hail photography!
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
by Raleigh
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Upperclass couple, served by their maid, discuss at the breakfast table just how marvelous Libby's center slices are. Wouldn't you like to have their clothes? Wouldn't you just like to have the money their clothes cost? They're smarter than you, as you can tell by their expensive clothes and snappy dialogue, and if they buy Libby's then so should you. Published in the December, 1933 issue of GOOD HOUSEKEEPING. Artist: Raleigh Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Canned Food, class, celebrity, poverty, quality
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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Celebrated screen star John Gilbert, pictured here in a celebrity endorsement. No text except for slogans: "Reach for a Lucky instead of a sweet," "It's Toasted," and statements "Toasting takes out that bite and throat irritation," and "No throat irritation -- no cough." Published in the September, 1929 issue of PHOTOPLAY. Artist: Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, cancer, coughing, retching,...
Magazine Art: Pens and Office Supplies and Equipment
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Ad for Parker Duofold Pens, from the September, 1927 issue of the AMERICAN MAGAZINE.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Pens and Office Supplies and Equipment, Pens and Writing, magazine...
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
by J. C. Leyendecker
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Ad for Arrow Collars "Guards", "Downs," and "Cantab" models, published in the January 7, 1926 issue of the HARVARD LAMPOON. Artist: J. C. Leyendecker Source: Cynde Georgen, Trail End Historic Site, Sheridan Wyoming Restoration by: Cynde Georgen
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Clothing and Fashions, Men's Clothing and Accessories, British, style
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Ad for Kellogg's Toasted Corn Flakes, from the May, 1915 issue of GOOD HOUSEKEEPING. This looks like one of J. C. Leyendecker's paintings for Kellogg's.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Breakfast!, child, spooning
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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Ad for Viceroy cigarettes, in a fairly stark and restrained style. A new filter tip and four bullet points. Published in the December, 1936 issue of the AMERICAN MAGAZINE. Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Published in the May, 1912 issue of MODERN PRISCILLA.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Soft Drinks, Non-Alcoholic, magazine covers,...
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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20,679 physicians say "Luckies are less irritating," with number certified by Lybrand. A man in a white jersey says it, so it must be true. Ad for Lucky Strike, published in the August, 1930 issue of GOLDEN BOOK. Artist: Source: Cynde Georgen, Trail End Historic Site, Sheridan Wyoming Restoration by: Cynde Georgen
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, endorsement, lie, statistic
Magazine Art: Personal and Human Aspects
by Fred L. Packer
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Elaborate late art nouveau fantasy image of March winds blowing chill but not diminishing the effect of the irresistible fragrance of Mavis. Published in the March, 1920 issue of PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL. Artist: Fred L. Packer Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Personal and Human Aspects, Perfumes, party, night, lanterns, belle,...
Magazine Art: Music and Musical Instruments
Magazine Art: Music and Musical Instruments
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Find here ads for instruments, sheet music, musical books, accessories, concerts; anything music-related. However, note that phonographs and record players and gramophones have their own section, with radios, televisions and the like.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
by J. C. Leyendecker (or a copyier)
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Man playing golf looks swell, togged out in straw hat and a three-piece suit from Kuppenheimer. Published in a 1921 issue of the LITERARY DIGEST. Artist: J. C. Leyendecker (or a copyier) Source: eBay seller daysoffuturepast, who also sells printed materials from her personal website. Restoration by: jess at daysoffuturepast
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Clothing and Fashions, Men's Clothing and Accessories, wealth, style,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Ad for Jell-O, from the December, 1912 issue of McCALL'S MAGAZINE. The woman's face has been painted (or at least heavily hand-worked) onto a photo of a woman with a shopping basket full of food for Christmas dinner. The food items have all been colorized, as have her face, and gloves. The drawing of the Jello box has surely been pasted into her hand. Note the typical turkey of a century ago; it is definitely not one of the bloated beasts we buy today.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Dessert, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Ad for Jell-O, with the same girl as in -1918A smiling enigmatically as she contemplates six elaborate Jello desserts you can make. Published in the May, 1919 issue of the LADIES' HOME JOURNAL.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Dessert, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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Guard against throat-scratch. Santa blows a lot of smoke out as he sits back, satisfied. Published in an unidentified magazine in the 1940's. Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, Christmas, holidays, long, length,...
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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Woman in fantasy sunglasses made from logo word grins as she smokes (white teeth!). She's looking at you! Published in an unidentified magazine in the 1940's. Artist: Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, cooler, milder, better-tasting
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
by John LaGatta
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Ad for Chase & Sanborn, featuring two very happy skiers looking forward to that hot coffee back at the ski lodge. This is an early attempt at providing a pull date for food that can go stale, and here it's used as an advertising feature. Published in the March, 1933 issue of the AMERICAN MAGAZINE. Artist: John LaGatta Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Coffee and Tea, magazine covers, vintage...
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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Santa Claus smokes Murad cigarettes, as shown in this ad from the December 3, 1915 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Classic busy layout of the period. Lots and lots of text. We've tried to get the colors to look the way they looked in the original ad; do not adjust your set. Ask the fountain man for a Grapelade Sundae. From the July, 1919 issue of the LADIES' HOME JOURNAL. Artist: Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Soft Drinks, Non-Alcoholic, magazine covers,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Baby's first birthday! With A&P's product in the kid's formula. And a recipe for chocolate souffle, for the adults. Published in the March, 1948 issue of WOMAN'S DAY. Artist: Source: Anonymous contributor Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Dairy Products, magazine covers, vintage...
Magazine Art: Household Items
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Published in a 1949 issue of WOMAN'S DAY. Dogs know it, and dogs show it. These dogs are dachshunds, eating out of a bowl made like a beer stein. Ah, those happy days on Madison Avenue, thinking up little jokes. Artist: Source: Anonymous contributor Restoration by: magscanner
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Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Household Items, Pets and Pet Accessories, magazine covers, vintage...
Magazine Art: Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads
by Helen Dryden
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Woman in elaborate tent wearing a patterned cape, holds it up for you to see. For the "Autumn Pattern Number" of the magazine. Published in the October 13, 1922 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. Artist: Helen Dryden Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads, Magazine Ads: General,...
Magazine Art: Sports and Guns
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Ad for the .25 caliber Colt pistol, small and light enough that any woman or businessman can carry it along for protection. Ah, the good old days. From the August, 1912 issue of COSMOPOLITAN.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Sports and Guns, Guns and Ammunition, magazine covers, vintage...
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Money. Ads for those people who have grabbed onto your money, and will only reluctantly give it back to you.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Education and Training
Magazine Art: Education and Training
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Always a mainstay of the magazine advertising pages, companies that promise to train you for a new job or educate you for a new role in life or society have given us images that have become part of our popular culture.
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Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Makes kids husky. Or at least strong enough to dig your sidewalk out from a two-foot snowfall. The other kids have earmuffs or earflaps on their hats. Published in the February, 1920 issue of the PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL. Artist: Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Breakfast!, winter, shovel, snow-shovel,...
Magazine Art: Household Items
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The Gold Medal Glenwood can use coal, wood, or gas, and comes with Thermolator temperature control, three ovens, four gas burners, and four covers for coal. From the Weir Stove Co. of Taunton, MA. Published in the November, 1922 issue of GOOD HOUSEKEEPING. Artist: Source: eBay seller daysoffuturepast, who also sells printed materials from her personal website. Restoration by: jess at daysoffuturepast
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Household Items, Major Appliances, utility, flexibility, size,...
Magazine Art: Health and Medicine
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Ad for La Parle Obesity Soap, absolutely guaranteed to reduce fat without dieting or gymnastics. What on earth do you suppose the Norwood Chemical Company put in the soap? Published in the July, 1903 issue of MODERN PRISCILLA.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Health and Medicine, Patent Medicines and Quack Drugs, magazine...
Magazine Art: Household Items
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Ad for Standard Plumbing Fixtures, from the mid-1920's, and possibly published in WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION. Note basic design and layout similarity to the 1925 ads.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Household Items, Plumbing and Fixtures, magazine covers, vintage...
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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Ad for Murad cigarettes, featuring Santa Claus bringing a giant box of Murads to all the deserving little kiddies, er, grown-ups. From an unidentified magazine, probably 1915-20.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, gifts, holidays, Christmas
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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Santa Claus wishes he could give every American soldier and sailor a box of the special military package of Murad Cigarettes. But since he can't, the implication is that you should do it. Published on the back cover of the December 7, 1918 issue of LESLIE'S WEEKLY, by which time World War One was over.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
by Coles Phillips
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Beautiful ad for Holeproof Silk Hosiery for women, with a model sitting on a wall in front of a thousand pink roses. Published in the October, 1924 issue of COSMOPOLITAN. Artist: Coles Phillips Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Clothing and Fashions, Women's Hosiery, magazine covers, vintage...
Magazine Art: Farm Ads
Magazine Art: Farm Ads
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If it goes on a farm, it goes here.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
by J. C. Leyendecker
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Ad for Arrow Collars "Greylock", published in the January 27, 1922 issue of the HARVARD LAMPOON. Artist: J. C. Leyendecker Source: Cynde Georgen, Trail End Historic Site, Sheridan Wyoming Restoration by: Cynde Georgen
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Clothing and Fashions, Men's Clothing and Accessories, stud, young men
Magazine Art: Household Items
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Your silent partner in the kitchen is this open-framework (no decorative sheet-metal panels to hide it behind) kerosene stove. Nothing says early last century in a period house, like having this in your kitchen. Published in an unidentified magazine in the early 1920's. Artist: Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Household Items, Major Appliances, cooking, food, heat, flame,...
Magazine Art: Jobs and Businesses
Magazine Art: Jobs and Businesses
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Get to work! We don't pay you to sit around moping in front of the computer! Maybe you should try this small business at home? Or, if you want to learn a new trade, there are plenty of ways to do that.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
by J. C. Leyendecker
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Make your Christmas candy at home with Karo. OK, not breakfast, but same product. Here's a couple of the children making their own treats! And don't forget the Corn Products Cook Book, probably available on eBay. Published in the December, 1919 issue of the PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL. Artist: J. C. Leyendecker Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Breakfast!, sweets, family, cuisine, dessert,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Advertisement for Adams chewing gum products, showing a long line of earlier ads (retro before retro!). Some of these are already online here. Published in the October 2, 1920 issue of the SATURDAY EVENING POST. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Candy and Treats, magazine covers, vintage...
Magazine Art: Toys and Games
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Immediately recognizable and a cultural icon of the American twentieth century is this full page of individual little ads for Johnson Smith & Co.; this one is from the May, 1919 issue of the ELECTRICAL EXPERIMENTER.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Toys and Games, Toys, toys, games, gun, snake, tricks, jokes
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Only thing better than a celebrity endorsement is a celebrity's name as the brand of your product. Here's Disney licensing his characters out, as you'll see in other ads from the late 1940s. A picture of Donald, his name in big letters, and a picture of the product; even a one-year old can express a preference. Published in a 1946 issue of WOMAN'S DAY. Artist: Source: Anonymous contributor Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Jellies, Jams, Preserves, and Spreads, magazine...
Magazine Art: Household Items
by Maxfield Parrish
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Classic Parrish advertisement for Edison Mazda, famous from calendars and prints. Published in a 1918 issue of THE WORLD'S WORK. Artist: Maxfield Parrish Source: eBay seller daysoffuturepast, who also sells printed materials from her personal website. Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Household Items, Small Appliances, mountains, light, illumination,...
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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Another "Reach for a Lucky" ad, aimed at women; smoke, don't eat. Avoid that future shadow (shown in black for those who have trouble envisioning being fat). Selling fear and shame, and promise of deliverance. Time to go eat a Lucky, eh. From the July, 1930 issue of PHOTOPLAY. Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, sweets, overindulgence, fat,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Jack in the box, holding a hot plate of pork and beans, with a nice piece of meat floating exactly in the center. This is a bit on the fantastic side, yes? Jack's box is labeled only "V" and "C". Published in a 1947 issue of WOMAN'S DAY. Artist: Source: Anonymous contributor Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Canned Food, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Ad for Wrigley's Spearmint Gum, from the February, 1913 issue of McCALL'S MAGAZINE. Initials "B. D'E." at the bottom may represent the artist, who presumably created this mini-drama showing where we first went wrong, in sparing the rod and spoiling the little brat.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Candy and Treats, magazine covers, vintage...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Delightful Christmas recipes, with what looks like a Paradise Pudding shown with fancy plates, candles, and other holiday decorations. Published in the December, 1927 issue of WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION. Source: Magazine collector Steve Davis Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Dessert, party, recipes, desserts
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
by Coles Phillips
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Woman in blue silk/satiny dress shows off her legs in fine silk stockings. Behind her is a painting or fabric sample in complementary colors, atop a brown cabinet offering contrast. The art does the selling, and the text is minimal. Published in a 1923 issue of the AMERICAN MAGAZINE. Artist: Coles Phillips Source: eBay seller daysoffuturepast, who also sells printed materials from her personal website. Restoration by: jess at daysoffuturepast
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Clothing and Fashions, Women's Hosiery, class, slinky, gams, beauty,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Takes the cake! Drink iced tea with your baked goods. Kroger makes a special blend for iced tea, and here's a beautiful example of it. Published in a 1949 issue of WOMAN'S DAY. Artist: Source: Anonymous contributor Restoration by: magscanner
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Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Coffee and Tea, magazine covers, vintage...
Magazine Art: Health and Medicine
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Ad for the Monarch Vibrator, placed here instead of Quack Equipment because of the restrained use of medical claims in the ad. Published in the December, 1915 issue of HEARST'S MAGAZINE. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Health and Medicine, Medical Equipment, magazine covers, vintage...
Magazine Art: Personal and Human Aspects
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Ad for Pears' Soap, from a mid-1880's issue of HARPER'S MONTHLY. Symbolism in advertising in not new! Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Personal and Human Aspects, Facial and Toilet Soap, magazine covers,...
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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No harsh irritants for Lupe Velez, presented here because the customers didn't think enough of Jean Harlow to go out and buy enough. Published in the April, 1932 issue of PHOTOPLAY. Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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Ad for Murad cigarettes, from the December 11, 1920 issue of SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. Christmas wouldn't be the same without a picture of Santa smoking a Murad.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Colorful ad shows the variety of fruits, vegetables, and food specialties you can buy in Del Monte cans: pineapples, asparagus, peaches, nectarines, pears, and more. The can that makes Summer last all year long is shown against a branch of a flowering fruit tree, and in the background are rolling hills covered with fruit trees in Spring blossom. Published in the March, 1923 issue of the PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL. Artist: Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Canned Food, food, dinner, treats, vegetarian,...
Magazine Art: Sports and Guns
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Ad for Colt Automatic Pistols, from the October, 1911 issue of COSMOPOLITAN. Old and new, ha.
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Magazine Art: Sports and Guns
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Ad for the Marlin Model 32 .22 calibre Repeater; now you can have a rifle of your own. Published in the December, 1915 issue of HEARST'S MAGAZINE. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
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Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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Weren't you listening? I said JEAN HARLOW wants you to smoke Luckies. Not one cent was paid for her signed statement. Published in the March, 1932 issue of PHOTOPLAY. Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
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Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
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Art nouveau fantasy for McCallum: rich beauty receives a suitor's card, handed her by her liveried servant. Published in an unidentified early 1920's magazine. Artist: Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
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Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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The spirit of Hallowe'en floats over this array of goodies baked with Mazola. When elves and kelpies play their pranks, all good little spirits of field and wood and laughing brooks romp into the hearts of children -- and the grown up children who are men and women -- it's All Hallowe'en -- jolly, happy, and packed with fun and merriment. Published in the November, 1920 issue of the PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL. Artist: Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
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Magazine Art: Personal and Human Aspects
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Five beautiful women watch a cherub playing with a basket of roses and a bar of White Rose. No. 4711, perfection of purity and perfume, from a German company, Ferd. Mülhens of Cologne [Köln]. Published in a 1909 issue of the BURR MCINTOSH MONTHLY. Artist: Source: eBay seller daysoffuturepast, who also sells printed materials from her personal website. Restoration by: jess at daysoffuturepast
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Magazine Art: Personal and Human Aspects
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The skin you love to touch, and a small photo of memory. Published in an early 1920's magazine. Artist: R. F. Schabelitz Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
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