Advertising Devices & Advertising Methods

16 x 20 in (41 x 51 cm)

ID #USAE019

This Collection is a part of "The Growth of Industrial Art" printed in 1890 by the U.S. Patent Office. These tools and modes of production changed people's way of life as well as how they interacted with a rapidly changing world.  

"Street advertising in its most original form was derived from the Romans. The first advertisement in newspapers appeared not more than 200 years ago." -excerpt from Advertising Devices

"Advertisements in some form, have existed from time immemorial. Signs over shops seem to have been the first effort in this line." - excerpt from Advertising Methods

41 on one side, 42 on back side.

Please note: Some posters in this collection have missing pieces and tears on the margin

50-100 advertising industry signs size-16-x-20-in street advertising vintage poster