Product code: Guinness ads GE954
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Original vintage advertising print dated 1941 GUINNESS AT WATERLOO featuring Duke of Wellington caricature, bicorne hat, and the wellington boot. From The Illustrated London News .

Vintage Advert GUINNESS AT WATERLOO Bicorne Cocked Hat WELLINGTON BOOT 1941 Illustrated London News


An original full page from:

The Illustrated London News


Title: Guinness at Waterloo; and Guinness today
Dimensions: The page measures overall approx. 320 x 225 mm (12.5x8.75inches).
Date of Publication/Production: 1941 - from the date stated and not a later reproduction.
Provenance: The Illustrated London News; Published London 1941. The ILN was an illustrated newspaper, one of the first of its kind, founded by Herbert Ingram with the first edition appearing on 14 May 1842.

Collectable vintage advert. From the Guinness series, number GE954. It shows the 1827 caricature of the Duke of Wellington as a Wellington boot; complete with cocked hat or bicorne with tassles, and spurred boot. Plus a glass stating "Guinness is Good For You".reive.

"Guinness At Waterloo": one of Wellington's officer (according to a diary) was said to have partaken a glass of Guinness and this was said to have contributed to his recovery. "..Guinness today": endorsing Guinness as a healthy tonic for both body and mind, and in the words of a doctor, "a balm to tired and worn out nerves".

The page is dated and numbered on the top border.


Suitable for framing. From the date stated and not a later reproduction. This is a page from a periodical and therefore is printed on both sides. The page measures overall approx. 365x 265 mm (14.25x10.25inches). There is some age yellowing around the edges, and a foxing spot to the border - please check the larger picture for condition. This item will be packaged in a tube to be sent Royal Mail Small Parcels.

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Condition Used
Product Code Guinness ads GE954
Weight 0.25kg