Antique Ads

March 1961
New Yorker;3/25/1961, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p32
The article focuses on the advertisements in the nineteenth century displayed at an exhibition of the New York Historical Society in New York City. The oldest advertisement exhibited was from the 1847 issue of the periodical "Saturday Evening Post." During the period, Lord & Taylor used cards depicting the eggs of the bullfinch to advertise. It cites the gullible information provided by the advertisements.


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