|Four Freedoms, 1943, Norman Rockwell|
|By the 1920s, stereoscopic card viewers may have been on the way out, |
but newspaper and magazine ad art was in its ascendancy.
|Ad art circa 1876. What is it selling? Would you believe, a watch winder.|
among other, less identifiable, items. Notice the mention of the number of "cuts"
referring to images created from woodcuts. (Love the guy on the goat.)
|An early 20th century portrait? No, ad art to sell Arrow shirts, J.C. Leyendecker.|
|Today the Internet absolutely devours ad art. What are they selling here? Who cares?|
It's art that captures quite effectively the intense angst of modern day travel.
(If you really care what the ad is selling, scroll down.)
|Did you guess right? Did you have a clue?|