30 of 51

Cuteness Counts

sing children and animals to help sell goods is a time-honored advertising tradition. Advertisers sometimes worked products into childhood scenes in fanciful ways; in other instances there was little connection between merchandise and scene. Illustrations of pets or children presumably made buyers feel affectionate toward the advertisersí products.

See similar posters: Iconography

Click on image for larger version

Color lithograph, 1914
Printed by Hayes Lithographing Co.
(Buffalo) for International Harvester
Co. (Chicago)
28.75" x 20"

About the Exhibit | Browse the Posters | Browse by Category | Visit the Museum | Exhibit Home

©  Wisconsin Historical Society