More humor in ads
And, of course, the first Tampax AND - special
for you! - the American fax tampon,
from the early 1930s, which also came in bags.
See a Modess True or
False? ad in The American Girl magazine,
January 1947, and actress Carol
Lynley in "How Shall I Tell My Daughter"
booklet ad (1955) - Modess
. . . . because ads (many dates).
Ad for fake menstrual pad company
by Harry Finley, MUM director,
Menstrual products advertising - all
advertising, actually - lends itself
This is the first in a series of ads
I made in 1989 for the fake company I
invented, Lernpaks (compare Tampax).
Because I did not yet own a computer I
drew the art with colored pencils and
pressed off the text I wrote using
pressure-sensitive type, one
excruciating letter after another, on
a piece of illustration board. For a
day job I worked as an illustrator,
graphic designer and artist.
I believe I made four ads for the
company, now buried in the museum
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