Antique Graphics Wednesday – 1912 Colgate Toothpaste Advertisements

These two images both were part of a full-page ad
on the back cover of a 1912 Etude Magazine.
The ads are for Colgate Dental Cream.
Isn’t this illustration of a young woman with a gleaming smile lovely?
I think this part would be a cute addition to something for a restroom,
or medicine cabinet.  I’ve never had a problem with my toothpaste
“rolling” off the brush, but apparently they did in the early 1900’s
so this dental cream came out of the tube in a flat “ribbon”.

I wish I could have posted the ad in its entirety, but it
was too large to fit on my scanner, so I had to scan it in parts.

Check out the rest of the images I’ve posted in previous weeks
by clicking on the tab “Antique Graphics to Print”, located under my header.

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  1. Hello dear!
    Just love those old ads!! Found a couple of posters that are “old” at my brothers summer cottage that I Love. (new production of some old swedish ads) You can see few of them in my blogg 🙂
    Huggs Erica

  2. I love all your cool graphics! Thanks for sharing them with us!

  3. Loved seeing the old ads. Some of them much better than the new ones.

  4. Thanks so much for sharing the wonderful vintage graphics with us, so much fun!

    Happy VTT!

  5. I love this stuff…:) History FUN 🙂

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