8 Gorgeous French Advertisements From the Early 20th Century
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8 French Drinking Ads That Will Make You Want to Party Like it's 1925
We're not going to lie: We swoon over the design of old advertisements. In turn-of-the-20th-century France, one could even say that some ads were works of art. Here, 8 French beverage advertisements that will have you partying like it's 1925.
This bold 1897 poster advertises the “benefits” of Absinthe. The wormwood-infused drink was used to treat a variety of common ailments up until the turn of the 20th century. So, false advertising? At the time, not at all. Illustrated by Italian artist Francisco Nicolas Tamagno.
D.O.M Benedictine, an herbal liqueur that you can still buy today, kept it simple with this classy 1910 advert. Famed French caricaturist Georges Goursat (otherwise known as Sem) provided the illustration.