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Sandwich Board

A practice has lately sprung up among advertisers of sending out persons “made up” in such a style as to represent the article it is intended to advertise. We have seen a series of men converted into gigantic hats, and we have observed other contrivances of equal ingenuity. We think, however, the principle might be still further carried out . . .

Punch, Jan.-Jun. 1846

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    • # Pauline Wilson Brooks

      I really should read more carefully - I thought it said 'half-baked meatloaf' and for a second thought that was a very non-politically correct reference ... the guy looks cold!

      2011.01.18 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Brenda Nelson

      Maybe they should have hired "Meatloaf", the singer??!! He would certainly have attracted diners. Nice candid shot, Jeff.

      2011.01.18 Edited Reply Cancel