This 1936 vintage ad for John Morrell & Co has an art illustration of a man standing with a charter and a map of most of the Western hemisphere and the man’s shadow cast from across the Atlantic to Iowa with the headline, “The Lengthened Shadow of a Man”.
Year Published: 1936
Approximate overall size – inches: 11 x 14
“An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man.’ This quotation, from Emerson’s ‘Essay on Self-Reliance,’ has been proved many times by the House of Morrell…Even during the difficult years since 1929 John Morrell & Co. has continued to forge ahead—introducing new quality products—opening new markets—recording new and spectacular accomplishments.”
This is a 83 yr. old original vintage ad removed from a 1936 publication and is not a reproduction of any kind.