Here's another of the series of glass lantern slides we recently uncovered. They were shown in the 1920s in a local movie theater while the audience was waiting for the show. They offer a charming view into 1920s fashion and advertising art.
Stetson is another brand that has made it into the current era. While styles may have changed many times since 1865, Stetson is still a strong brand worldwide.
Paris Fair had some remarkably upscale advertisements.
l.e. on 26th August 2011 @ 9:12am
Nice tip of the hat to the nearly departed Stetson Kennedy. He died the day after you posted.
Jim Mason on 29th August 2011 @ 6:07am
Good catch, Jim. Prompted me to listen to the Wilco song "Stetson Kennedy". Turns out the lyrics were written by Woody Guthrie as a campaign song in 1952.
Arthur on 29th August 2011 @ 9:39am