Widney, G. C.; George Gibbs (illus).
Minneapolis, MN. Cream of Wheat Company. Copyright 1907 (published in 1908), 1909, 1910.
THREE vintage color ads, each 14 x 9 1/2 inches on sheets approximately 15 1/2 x 11 inches. Taken from the Ladies' Home Journal (front cover of magazine on verso of two sheets; corn flakes ad on verso of third). A few short (up to 1/2 inch) edge tears, not entering image area; light soiling to sheet margins; 3 inch diagonal crease to upper left corner of one sheet; overall good, bright condition. Advertisements featuring the famous African-American chef Rastus holding steaming bowls of Cream of Wheat just out of sight of expectant children. Striking advertising images from another era from the Minneapolis, MN manufacturer. Item #55809