ADVERT GUINNESS INVENTIONS The Telephone - Guinness Is Good For You GE 2571
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS
Number 4 in a series of advertisements showing Inventions in Guinness Time. A four verse witty nonsense style poem or ditty at the side titled The Blessings of Progress:
.....How little do they know the proper
Use for all those miles of copper
Or guess the reason why I nurture
Such regard for gutta-percha.......etc
On the reverse is the red outlined front advertising cover with small ads for El Trovador Jamaican Cigars, Moet and Chandon, McVitie and Price Biscuits, Reive, Lindt Chocolate, Gaymers Cyder, Drambuie, Morny Soaps, Miel, Tennents British Lager, Motor Union Insurance.
Provenance: From the Illustrated London News, a newspaper founded by Herbert Ingram, with the first edition appearing on 14 May 1842.
It measures overall 370 x 260 mm (14.5 x 10 ") approx.There is a crease to the bottom border, visible in the scan. There is a little age yellowing and a very small tear to border edge; please check the picture(s) for condition. This item will be packaged in a tube.
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