2 Apr 2012

1930s Shanghai Advertising Posters

1 Left: Eveready battery Shanghai poster featuring images from the 1930s colonial Shanghai era.

1 Right: Gossage and Son China Ltd. Company soap and cosmetics product advertising poster.

2 Left: This Red Lion brand cigarette advertising poster features two women holding cigarettes and sitting for the ad. Red Lion cigarette is a brand manufactured by QiDong Cigarette Company, Ltd.

2 Right: This baby formula product advertisement is one of the Western imports in the 1930s of Shanghai era. Lactogen brand formula for babies, as advertised on the poster, features a woman in traditional Chinese dress, sitting on a low Chinese stool, demurely posting for this ad.

3 Left: This advertising poster from the 1930's is an ad for Central Agency Ltd., a company incorporated in Glasgow, Scotland. An advertising for the superb fabric this company produces, one may see a company labels on this posters and the yards the fabrics consists of.

3 Right: This 1930 Shanghai era poster is an advertisement for Twin Beauty brand cosmetics products. Among the products, there were soaps, powders and perfumes.

1930s Shanghai Advertising Posters
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