Crazy retro advertising ads
Today it may seem incredible, but the ads developed by creative designers of the past are much more crazy than everything that appears in the media and on TV screens today. And the flyers of some companies are shocking at all.
We were once a cruel and savage tribe. And now we are civilized, kind and good
Advertising soap Ivory. It depicts Native Americans (Indians), who allegedly should only have been washed to become civilized.
To maintain a slim figure, do not give up on ...
Cigarette companies often gave very strange advertisements. In this case, it was assumed that smoking Virginia Slims leads to weight loss.
Is it always illegal to kill a woman?
No one will ever know what Pitney-Bowes meant by advertising their device for stamping mail, but this advertisement clearly showed how the boss was killing her employee.
Welcome to the chauvinistic pigs
Hush Puppies conducted a shocking ad campaign, urging chauvinists to buy their shoes.
This is the city, baby!
Aunt Jemima is a well-known company that produces pancake syrup and pancake mixes. This shocking vintage ad would clearly have been approved by modern racists.
If your husband ever finds out that you haven't bought his favorite coffee ...
The company Chase & Sanborn Coffee believed that for any man to beat his wife is the perfect way to teach her what kind of coffee you need to buy in the store.
Lucky Strike clears throat
At the latest vintage ad cigarette Lucky Strike advertises ... Santa Claus.
Saarti Bartman is a Koyoin woman in southwest Africa who suffered from steatopigy: excessive fat deposits on the buttocks and thighs. In the early 1800s, she performed in Europe under the name "Hottentot Venus" in a panopticon.
Belle of Nelson whiskey commercial
The Belle of Nelson whiskey ad showed a scene from the harem’s daily life.
These terrible female drivers!
In 1952, the stereotype that all women are terrible drivers was stronger than ever. Even a whole series of advertising posters on this topic was released.
In any case, at least Schlitz will not burn
There were a lot of similar advertisements depicting a careless hostess in the kitchen. This Schlitz beer ad shows how good a husband should be towards his wife, who has everything in the kitchen.
Dr. Scott's electric hairbrush will not save Indian scalps from their enemies, but will prevent dandruff and baldness.
Would it have been possible to advertise Dr. Scott's electric hairbrush in the era of Native American uprisings?
Anniversary performance by minstrels Wm. H. West's
In the minstrel show, popular in America in the 19th century, students painted their faces black, imitating blacks. They acted out humorous scenes from the life of blacks.
Do you think a woman will be able to open it?
The aluminum cap on the thread has become a revolutionary invention in the packaging industry. In the advertising of such covers, the emphasis was placed on the fact that even the weaker sex could open them.
The chef does everything, but cooking is a women's concern!
Kenwood also promoted women to the kitchen.
Love's Baby Soft - innocence is sexier than you think.
Advertising spirits with the face of a child - what is it? But the signature is worthy of Nabokov.
First Step to Enlightenment - The White Man's Burden
Advertising The White Man’s Burden soap meant that, in the first place, a white man should attend to how to teach lower (black) people to be clean.
The harder the wife works, the prettier she looks!
Kellogg's fortified breakfast cereals were also advertised with a hint that women were in the kitchen.
Show her the real male world
Van Heusen had a number of very ambiguous advertisements. In this ad, the woman is actually shown as a servant.
What cigarettes do you smoke, doctor?
Camel cigarettes in this advertisement were "a healthy product that even doctors recommend."
Salute for the millions who switched to Philip Morris
Philip Morris has even used children to advertise tobacco products.
On Christmas morning she will be happier with Hoover
Everyone has heard the song “All I want for Christmas is you”, but hardly anyone has heard that the secret dream of a woman for Christmas is to get a vacuum cleaner as a gift.