[image: line drawing of a sleekly fashionable woman pulling up her skirt to show one extended foot. Caption reads, “This is No Economizer.”]
[image: an ad for Liquid Veneer showing a young woman in a blue dress and an apron polishing the frame of a pair of French doors which open on to a lush outdoor scene. A white rectangle containing the copy obscures the lower part of the window.]
[image: an ad for ball bearings showing a modern-and-progressive-as-of-1919 town with a big metal wheel thingy full of ball bearings. But the cool bit is the sky, because the clouds are workmen, some of them shirtless, all rendered in a style that I don’t really know how to describe except as crosshatching without the ‘cross’ part.]
[image: an ad for Cream of Wheat depicting a snowy scene in which a bear pokes its nose into a box of the aforementioned cereal]
I’m so glad I’m finally done with this volum of Woman’s Home Companion. There were times when I thought it would never end.
Ivory Soap—For Cleaning Ostrich Feathers
[image: an ad for Ivory soap showing a young woman resting her cheek on her hands and wearing an enormous, feather-bedecked hat]
[image: an advertisement showing a stove with “X-Ray Stove Polish” written in large letters on the front, and a group of tiny men with horns, tails, and antennae dancing around on top]
I have no idea what is going on here.
[image: an ad for Diamond Dyes, black copy on white ground flanked by two women, one in dark blue with a frilly white shirt front, a peplum, and a garish sash, the other in fuschia with a dard sash and a double peplum, both wearing hats]
[image: a 1914 Ivory Soap ad featuring a Jessie Willcox Smith illustration showing a young woman in a hairnet examining the hem of a child’s dress. The child ducks her head and holds a finger to her mouth, presumably in a show of contrition]