Wednesday, March 25, 2009

advertising: fooling all the people (1)

New York Times, February 12, 1910

For your enjoyment, a small collection of advertisements that used some variation of Abraham Lincoln's famous saying, "You can fool all of the people some of the time, and some of the people all of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time." Click images to make them bigger. More later.

New York Times, August 25, 1895

New York Times, February 10, 1915

Los Angeles Times, October 26, 1914

Boston Daily Globe, June 16, 1895

Los Angeles Times, November 2, 1931