Crazy Retro Ads
Today it may seem unbelievable, but the ads that creative designers of the past developed were much crazier than anything that appears in the media and on television today. And the flyers of some companies are completely shocking.
We were once a cruel and wild tribe. And now we are civilized, kind and good
Ivory soap advertisement. It depicts Native Americans (Indians), who supposedly should only be washed in order for them to become civilized.
To maintain a slim figure, do not give up ...
Cigarette companies often gave very weird 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 had in mind when advertising their stamping device, but this ad clearly showed the boss killing his employee.
Welcome to chauvinistic pigs
Hush Puppies launched a shocking ad campaign calling on male chauvinists to buy her shoes.
This is the city baby!
Aunt Jemima is a well-known company that produces pancake syrup and pancake mixes. This shocking old ad would have been clearly approved by modern racists.
If your husband ever finds out that you have not bought his favorite coffee ...
The company Chase & Sanborn Coffee believed that for any man to beat his wife is an ideal way to teach her what coffee to buy in a store.
Lucky Strike clears throat
On another vintage ad for cigarettes, Lucky Strike advertises ... Santa Claus.
Please, Dave, don't make me shut you
An advertisement for lysol, which was used for feminine hygiene.
Saarti Bartman is a woman from the koi-koin tribe in southwestern Africa who suffered from steatopygia: excessive levels of body fat on the buttocks and hips. In the early 1800s, she performed across Europe under the name "Hottentot Venus" in a panopticon.
Belle of Nelson Whiskey Advertising
An advertisement for the Belle of Nelson whiskey featured a scene from the harem’s daily life.
These awful women drivers!
In 1952, the stereotype that all women are terrible drivers was stronger than ever. Even a whole series of posters on this subject has been released.
In any case, at least Schlitz will not burn
There were a lot of similar advertisements depicting a negligent housewife in the kitchen. This Schlitz beer ad shows how kind a husband should be in relation to his wife, who has everything burned in the kitchen.
Dr. Scott's electric hairbrush will not save the scalps of the Indians from their enemies, but will prevent dandruff and baldness
How could it have been otherwise otherwise possible to advertise Dr. Scott's electric hairbrush in the era of Native American uprisings?
Anniversary performance of minstrels Wm. H. West's
In the minstrel show, popular in America in the 19th century, students painted their faces black, imitating blacks. They played humorous scenes from the life of blacks.
Do you think a woman will be able to discover this?
The aluminum cap on the thread has become a revolutionary invention in the packaging industry. In the advertising of such covers, the emphasis was on the fact that even a weaker floor can open them.
The chef does everything, but cooking is a female concern!
Kenwood also promoted the idea of women in 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.
The First Step to Enlightenment - The White Man's Burden
An advertisement for The White Man's Burden soap implied that, first and foremost, a white person should take care of how to teach lower (black) people cleanliness.
The harder the wife works, the prettier she looks!
Kellogg's fortified breakfast cereals were also touted with a hint of a woman's place in the kitchen.
Show her a real masculine world
Van Heusen had a number of very mixed ads. In this advertisement, a woman is actually shown as a servant.
What kind of cigarettes do you smoke, doctor?
Camel cigarettes in this ad were "a healthy product that even doctors recommend."
Fireworks for the millions who switched to Philip Morris
Philip Morris even used children to advertise tobacco products.
Christmas morning she will be happier with Hoover
Everyone heard the song “All I want for Christmas is you”, but hardly anyone has heard that the woman’s cherished dream for Christmas is to receive a vacuum cleaner as a present.