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SINGLES

GLARE WAS DREADED BY THE ANCIENTS C1936

NAT BOWDITCH JUNE 1947

Dr.Squibb, pharmacist

Leonardo da Vinci applies for a job

Shakespeare watching TV (Edward Sorel)

Shakespeare on set

What was Shakespeare's formula? Young and Rubicam 1951

THEY'RE HAVING A BALL AT THE FOUR ROSES SOCIETY

"INVENTION THE MOTHER OF NECESSITY" HUGHES TOOL DECEMBER 1947

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DETAILS OF THE IMAGES ABOVE

 

BACH "Great musician that he was, and even greater as a composer, Johann Sebastian Bach knew how to relax with his family." Advert for Magnavox, undated c1955


HENRY VIII enlisted (messy eating and boorish behaviour perhaps) advert for an insurance company who protects the Scott Paper Company August 1964, 25cms square.
 
 
 
ROBIN HOOD Men in tights exult over large wedge of cheese, National Dairy Products Corp.,
November 1947 22 x 24cms There is nothing so amusing as American sensibilities addressing themselves to Scotland or to Robin's Sherwood. These tights are all wrong. "Under those oaks Robin Hood and his stout yeomen flung themselves down to laugh and rest after forays."
 
FAMOUS LADIES "You know Susan Smith ! She represents every modern housewife in America. No queen in the past ever had such a wonderful servant as the electricity she uses in her home every day. " This advert for Americas' Independent Electric Light and Power Companies , Feb 1961 and measuring 22 x 23 cms. From L to R ; Queen Elizabeth I of England ; Queen Marie Antoinette of France, Queen Guinevere of Britain.

 LEONARDO an illustration by Robert Riggs probably, used by the computer company IBM to demonstrate risky technological advances, 15 x 25cms - this flight is claimed to have occurred in 1505.
 
 
WRIGHT BROTHERS Wilbur and Orville Wright imagined to add native lustre to the name of the Mutual Life Insurance Company, John Hancock.
October 1949