This 1952 vintage ad for IBM (International Business Machines) has a color art illustration of a near fatal flight attempt in 1505 of Leonardo’s flying machine and the headline, “Today…Experiment Without Peril”.
Year Published: 1952
Approximate overall size – inches: 10 x 13
“The risks and costs of exploring industrial, business, and scientific theories can be cut to the minimum by using IBM Electronic Business Machines.
With the amazingly swift calculating power of these machines at their disposal, businessmen and inventors of today can check their theories, pre-test the products of their vision, and virtually predict actual performance.”
This is a 68 yr. old original vintage ad removed from a 1952 publication and is not a reproduction of any kind.
Wikipedia on Science and inventions of Leonardo da Vinci