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Ad copy for Merrill Lynch's advertising campaign
This glossy little booklet twenty-six pages long uses detail and full illustrations from the advertising campaign. The full illustrations tend to have an explanatory moral under them, e.g., "Lacking a long-term plan, the ...
Le Renard et la Cicogne (fable de La Fontaine)
With a bottle of Vichy water in the foreground, the fox in bib is asking the stork, with its beak down the vase catching frogs (in Vichy water?) "Et ton foie?" ("And your liver?") and receiving the answer "Mon Foie connais ...
What Are The Long-term Effects of Instant Gratification?" TH Nuveen advertisement
This advertisement recalls the story of the tortoise and hare. "It was the dogged determination and single-mindedness of the tortoise that triumphed in the end." The picture of the tortoise moving past a tree is engaging. ...
Card soliciting contributions to the Graduate School Fund, Harvard University
The envelope proclaims "Morale monet gratarium reciprocam retributionem." The card translates "One Good Turn Deserves Another" and attributes the saying to Aesop. The illustrations are taken from a "17th century edition ...
Four stickers comprising an 8.5" x 11" page, the four advertising Jan Brett's Town Mouse, Country Mouse.
The four stickers are identical with, but smaller than, the masks of the four mouse-characters in her book.
Jeep television advertisement using TH
The tortoise takes a Jeep and crosses the line first. The producer of the spot advertisement assured me that no animal was harmed in the filming of this advertisement. I think she first read me on the phone as an activist ...
Brochure inviting school groups to "La Fontaine: The Power of Fables" exhibition
The brochure folds out into a large tan-brown, black, and white poster with fox, crow, tortoise, hare, and La Fontaine on it.
Poster advertising "The Power of Fables" colloquium at Hunter College
Now here is an event I would have loved to attend! The poster folds out to 11" x 17" size.
Postcard from Anchor graphics
The art is strong in its use of black and gray. The first impression is something ashen like a post-nuclear landscape. The crow is caught, and a human being rushes up to lay hold of him.
Comic Fables with Morals Advertising Washburn Crosby's Gold Medal Flour
This lovely little pamphlet, in surprisingly good condition, has the printed stamp on its back of Grant Ramsey of Grinnell, Iowa, one of the many grocers happy to sell Gold Medal Flour. The multi-colored pictures are ...