Poison Yourself…Elegantly

11 09 2013

This beautiful polychromed Melachrino cigarette ad appears on the back of a stagebill from the early 1900s.  Graphically, this is an interesting blend of historical accuracy and the prevailing artisitic sensibilities of that time.  The text reads “For over forty years Melachrino’s (their typo) have enjoyed a social prestige not attained by any other cigarette………”  Available in plain-cork or straw tips.

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