1936 John Morrell & Co. Vintage Ad | Lengthened Shadow


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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
Grade: Excellent

“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 84 yr. old original vintage ad removed from a 1936 publication and is not a reproduction of any kind.