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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.



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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
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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,...
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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,...
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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
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Your basic single-color ad in a modern style. Ad for Pall Mall cigarettes, from the December 12, 1947 issue of LIFE, the photojournalism magazine. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
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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,...
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Man and woman at the end of a date, she standing in the doorway keeping him interested for just one more cigarette. We know where this will lead. Published in an unidentified magazine in the 1930's. Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, romance, sex, connection
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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.
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Another in the infamous campaign that suggested you could keep weight off by smoking Luckies. "And o'er his heart a shadow fell," from Poe, and "Coming events cast their shadow before," from Thomas Campbell, give the necessary Authority for the belief that one should avoid shadows. Published in the June, 1930 issue of PHOTOPLAY. Artist: Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, fat, weight gain, reach for a Lucky...
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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,...
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Ad for Fatima cigarettes, published in the March 20, 1915 issue of SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN.
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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,...
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Just a year after -1928A we have an ad full of vibrance and sophistication, very modern design, and words that explain how you Camels can get you through all the little failures of your life. Published in the May, 1929 issue of MODERN PRISCILLA. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
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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
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
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Ad for Murac cigarettes, from the August 1, 1918 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. This one is self-consciously artless that it sits somewhere between art deco and the illustrations from a child's illustrated book. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
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Ad for Murad cigarettes, showing Uncle Sam approving gift exchanges based on Turkish cigarettes. Or, as he says, they are "Good Enough for You". Published in the December, 1916 issue of REDBOOK.
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Ad for Murad cigarettes, from the April 27, 1918 issue of SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN.
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Not a familiar name today, but claims to be both different and ahead of all the others. Egyptian cigarette of quality, from the Surbrug Company of New York. Published in the December 19, 1912 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, smokes, middle east, special
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Ad for Murad cigarettes, from an unidentified magazine from the 19190's.
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A little bit of New Year's magic! Published in the January, 1940 issue of the ELKS MAGAZINE Artist: Source: Brian Bennett Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
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New decade / we dance again to melodies of Old Vienna...wear the graceful fashions of another day...learn, once more, the charm of elegance. And romance, returning, gives us lovelier jewels, rarer perfumes, softer gown...but leaves us this same luxurious cigarette. Wealthy people shown sitting in expensive private boxes at a concert, smoking Camels. Published in the January, 1931 issue of PHOTOPLAY. Artist: Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, status, money, class, out-group
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Always in good hand, these Virginia Rounds. An appeal to folks with uncalloused hands == rich people who do no field work. Published in an unidentified magazine in 1944. Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, wealth, status, style, quality
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Another big cat, relaxed and in command, just as you would be if you smoked these. Ad for Murad, published in the June, 1914 issue of HOUSE AND GARDEN. Artist: Source: Cynde Georgen, Trail End Historic Site, Sheridan Wyoming Restoration by: Cynde Georgen
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, power, dominance, dawdling, beauty,...
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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.
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Young Irish woman tells you her cigarettes satisfy; they are all you could ask for. From the August 3, 1933 issue of LIBERTY. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, beauty, sex, romance, desire
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Man and woman playing golf on what seems like a windswept moor pause for the man to light a Murad cigarette. Everywhere, Why? Published as the back cover of the September, 1917 issue of NATIONAL SPORTSMAN. This is the same ad that was run in METROPOLITAN in December 1917. Artist: Source: Gregory Goodman Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
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Selling cigarettes to women, and one of the most remarkable ads ever designed for this purpose. Winsor McCay, best known for Little Nemo, but a then-famous illustrator in a variety of fields, went not just over the top but completely out of sight with this one: whips, domination, chains, spiritual peace, American Intelligence, and two suggestive hillocks. But the copywriter was singing the same tune. From the October 25, 1929 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. Artist: Winsor McCay Source:...
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
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Very interesting engraving technique used on this even-then retro ad for Philip Morris, from the August, 1912 issue of COSMOPOLITAN. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
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Classic ad for Chesterfield cigarettes, from the back of the 1919-20 souvenir program book for the Hippodrome Theatre in New York (declared an honorary magazine for the purposes of this website). Certainly looks like J. C. Leyendecker, but we haven't found the signature. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
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Beautiful girl in an outdoor swing, late at night in a city park, with distant buildings lurking like shadows, while two suave and sophisticated guys smoke and admire her. They all swing to Helmar. From the August, 1918 issue of HEARST'S MAGAZINE. Artist: Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, romance, sex, attraction, adventure,...
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Ad for Murad cigarettes, from the April 28, 1917 issue of SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN.
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One of a series of industry-insider ads from Luckies, this one featuring Otis Rucker, independent auctioneer and expert since 1909. A "First-Row Seat" at 3000 auctions. From the April, 1938 issue of MOVIE STORY. Source: Dave Wills, who sells on eBay as dwills1000, and has an eBay storefront "Dave's Odds and Ends" Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, reality show
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Send the boys at the front Chesterfields, and they'll send you letters and photos from the fighting. From the March, 1944 issue of MOTION PICTURE. Source: Dave Wills, who sells on eBay as dwills1000, and has an eBay storefront "Dave's Odds and Ends" Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, war, wartime, front, back home, home...
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Naked women always attract attention, especially when your customer base is men. Nice line drawing of a box, superimposed on pointillesque lettering and a halftone of a famous sculpture. Published in the May 2, 1914 issue of JUDGE. Artist: Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, sex, manliness
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Ad for Murad cigarettes, featuring an exotic dancer in an Arabian Nights' setting, published in the April 5, 1919 issue of JUDGE.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
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Beautiful woman holds up cartons of cigs and suggests you send them to your husband on the front, no matter where he's serving (as illustrated by a shelf of more than dozen uniform hats). Published in an identified 1944 magazine issue. Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, wartime, support, gift, Christmas
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It's Christmas time again, and you can give the attractive gift carton with the picture of the cute woman skier on it. From the November, 1940 issue of MOVIE STORY. Source: Dave Wills, who sells on eBay as dwills1000, and has an eBay storefront "Dave's Odds and Ends" Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
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Ad for Murad cigarettes, published in GOLF MAGAZINE about 1917.
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Two is company, but your cigarette is your best friend. Because I use only the center leaves. Couple meet on the deck of an ocean liner, and hit if off. They'll have cigarettes later in the evening, too, afterwards. Published in the July, 1935 issue of PHOTOPLAY. Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, ship, travel, habit
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Rich actress in satin and furs stands as some sort of example. OK -- Miss America! We thank you for your patronage. Tune in on Lucky Strike -- to modern minutes with the world's finest dance orchestra, and famous Lucky Strike features, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evening over N. B. C. network. Artist: Source: eBay seller daysoffuturepast, who also sells printed materials from her personal website. Restoration by: jess at daysoffuturepast
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, celebrity, status, assurance, follow...
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Ad for Camel Cigarettes, a very restrained design that was part of the campaign to convince women they were now allowed to smoke. Published in the May, 1928 issue of MODERN PRISCILLA. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
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Appeal to pure emotion: woman sitting by herself next to a stream in the woods, just herself and her cigarette. Needs no one else; these cigarettes, they satisfy. Published in the August, 1934 issue of RADIOLAND. Artist: Source: Robert, KD4HSH Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, solitary, self-sufficient, complete,...
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Ad for Cuban Splits, shown in dramatic but metaphoric fashion. From an issue of HARPER'S MONTHLY published around 1900. Artist: Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigars, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
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Another cigarette ad from the time when all of them were expected to come from Egypt or Turkey. Here some hired court musicians represent entertainment for the people of culture and refinement who invariably prefer Deities. From the January 24, 1920 issue of JUDGE. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, flute tambourine, harp, lyre,...
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Ad for Prince Albert tobacco, featuring a "jimmy pipe". OK, what's a Jimmy Pipe? This is a cultural referent that seems to have gone out of fashion by 1920. Pretty well-crafted art, with hand shading from the school of Leyendecker, but no visible signature or credit line. From the November 8, 1913 issue of the SATURDAY EVENING POST. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Tobacco for Pipes and Rolling, magazine covers,...
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This ad for Chesterfield cigarettes is a bit of a mixed metaphor, linking combination locks with the proper order and correct knowledge of magic words that will fill your silk top hat with numberless packages of Chesterfields. Cute little bow tie on the cute little lady in the prim red formalwear shirt. What are they thinking we're thinking? Published in the April 15, 1939 issue of LIBERTY. Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
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Ad for Murad cigarettes, showing all kinds of women attracted to the smoke of the cigarette...and perhaps, by extension, to the smoker. "Everywhere Why?" they ask, and we cannot say. Published in an unidentified magazine about 1917.
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Luckies are less irritating to our throat, so say 20,679 physicians. Buy the flat pack tin of fifty, and get one of the eighteen little figures, each with a tab on which you can write the name of the person you're giving the package to, and each from a different country, identifiable by the flag printed on the name tab. It's time to think about Christmas, because this was published in the November, 1930 issue of PHOTOPLAY. Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
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I'll bet General George Armstrong Custer wished he had a cig when the savage Sioux Indians found him and wiped him out. Famous artist and famous theme, and the slogan, so help us, is "Nature in the raw is seldom mild." The ad department was having a small joke at our expense; how else to figure this quote from Emerson about better mouse-traps, followed by "Does this not explain the world-wide acceptance and approval of Lucky Strike?" Still, you can't complain about an ad...
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, disaster, history, celebrity
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Ad for Murad Cigarettes, published in the June 29, 1918 issue of LESLIE'S WEEKLY.
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Arthur Godfrey, radio star, gives everyone Chesterfields for Christmas. Published in an unidentified magazine in 1949. Artist: Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, holiday, presents, Xmas
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Francesca sims of Texas is the chesterfield Girl of the Month, and she's shown with her lasso, about to round up all the Chesterfields she can find.From the April, 1940 issue of MOVIE STORY. Source: Dave Wills, who sells on eBay as dwills1000, and has an eBay storefront "Dave's Odds and Ends" Restoration by: magscanner
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Ad for the Anti-Cancer Pipe, from the December 9, 1905 issue of SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. Too bad it doesn't solve the lung cancer problem; but it might well have helped the ones who got cancer of the lip or tongue (which was a real problem at the time). Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Pipes, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
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Sonja Henie, world famous figure skater and movie star, poses and says about her movie, "It's a Pleasure," as both she and Chesterfield are champions. Published in an identified 1945 magazine issue. Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
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Rich men sitting around their club, smoking, drinking and reading the newspaper. Published in an unidentified 1907 magazine issue. Artist: Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, wealth, status, product
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Early film making, with all the actors and all the crew all smoking Fatimas. Look at that movie camera! Published in the April 19, 1913 issue of SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. Source: Steve Kirch, collector, and creator of a great website about SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN in the past Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, movies, director, action, filming,...
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A peep at perfection. Haven't we seen that table somewhere before? We've certainly seen naked statuary used to sell product. The Egyptian Cigarette of Quality. Published in the May 27, 1909 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. Artist: Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, attraction, nudity, sales, marketing
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Photograph of Dolores Del Rio doing a celebrity ad for Luckies. Her throat insured for $50,000. From the February, 1938 issue of MOVIE STORY. Source: Dave Wills, who sells on eBay as dwills1000, and has an eBay storefront "Dave's Odds and Ends" Restoration by: magscanner
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Five points if you can figure out where a guy is going to focus his attention when he runs across this ad. Simple geometry should give you the clue. Colorful, arresting, dark blue background. Toasting removes dangerous irritants. Published in the February, 1930 issue of PHOTOPLAY. Artist: Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, sex, curves, figure, smoke
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Beautiful woman is the card image for the Queen of Hearts in this metaphorical message that you should "Double and redouble your pleasure with the Smoker's Cigarette." Published in an unidentified 1940 magazine issue. Artist: Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, bridge, game, twins, playing cards
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Ad for Fatima cigarettes, continuing the tradition that every ad is totally like the previous ads. Published in the June, 1926 issue of SUCCESS. Do you find it odd that a picture of an elephant should have a reference to a whale directly underneath it? Maybe the art department changed the drawing but the copy stayed. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, symbolism
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Ad for Murad cigarettes, with the recurring elephant theme. Published in an unidentified magazine about 1917.
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Let's be right up to the minute and smoke the latest brand all the guys and gals are smoking. And don't miss the Chesterfield radio program, every night except Sunday on the Columbia radio network. From the June, 1932 issue of PHOTOPLAY. Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
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Woman in elaborate Middle Eastern costume among Arab-symbolic towers and domes and minarets. Ad for Murad, the Turkish Cigarette. Published in the February 1, 1911 issue of JUDGE. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
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Beautiful archer hold cigarette pack up against her bulls-eye arrows, doesn't even say anything about hitting your targets. From the November, 1938 issue of MOVIE STORY. Source: Dave Wills, who sells on eBay as dwills1000, and has an eBay storefront "Dave's Odds and Ends" Restoration by: magscanner
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Shipboard radio operators were in the news with the sinking of the Titanic, and here's a competent one smoking Fatimas as he sends a message. Looks like an RSI crouch. Published in the January 25, 1913 issue of SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. Source: Steve Kirch, collector, and creator of a great website about SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN in the past Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, morse code, signal, communication,...
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Ad for Murad Cigarettes, published in the August 8, 1917 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine.
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Ad for Murad Cigarettes. Not from a magazine as such, but from a 1923 theater program from Henry Miller's Theatre in New York City. Unusually for Murad, it seems to be signed.
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On the beach in Florida or California or Mexico, a woman in sun dress and hat lights a cigarette for a man in bathing suit. "Out of the North you come to ride the blue breakers...to bask on the sun-drenched sand...to seek respite, in a graceful interlude, from the rigors of the season. And Camels add to your enjoyment.... In their mild mellowness and refreshing fragrance is a subtle quality that only golden sunshine can bestow.... In the truest sense they, too, are comrades of the...
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Beautiful woman looks doe-eyedly off to her right as she smokes a cigarette. She's not identified in the ad, but you just know she must be some young new actress with a brilliant future ahead of her. Published in the January, 1934 issue of PHOTOPLAY. Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, romance, desire
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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Man in the barber's chair is getting the full treatment of haircut, shoe polishing, and fingernails. Hey, here comes some assistant with a giant box of Helmar Turkish Cigarettes. Published in the August, 1918 issue of HEARST'S MAGAZINE. Artist: Zoni Saru [??] Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, service, purchase, quality,...
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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Dressed in a drum majorette's hat is Marion Hutton, who can be heard on the Columbia Network three times a week, on Glenn Miller's Moonlight Serenade show. Celebrity endorsement! 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, march, military, validation
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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Ad for Chesterfield Cigarettes, from the June 4, 1919 issue of SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. The ad isn't signed, but it sure looks like J. C. Leyendecker doing a fade-away cover in the style of Coles Phillips.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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Celebrity endorsement by the daughters of famous Senator Harry F. Byrd of Virginia. Flavor, body, not harsh, nerves, round, expensive tobaccos. The two sisters have five saddle horses and four dogs. Both sisters smoke Camels but for different reasons. Published in the June, 1934 issue of GOOD HOUSEKEEPING. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, debutante, money, wealth, political...
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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Bemused woman looking at you, her cigarette held by the side of her face. Photo image of hip young elegance inspires you to buy. Published in the March, 1935 issue of GOOD HOUSEKEEPING. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, class, youth, fame, subtlety, with-it