1935 John Morrell & Co. Vintage Ad | “The Splitter”


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This 1935 vintage ad for John Morrell & Co. meat products has a color art illustration by Edward Henry of a butcher with the caption:
The Splitter
With a few powerful unerring strokes of his razor-like cleaver, the Splitter, highest paid craftsman on the Hog Killing Floor, splits each carcass into two equal parts.”

Year Published: 1935
Approximate overall size – inches: 11 x 14
Artist: Edward Henry
Grade: Excellent

“The men who transform fresh pork and beef into the finished Morrell Meat Products are craftsmen just as surely as those who work with wood or metal, only their skill is keyed to standards of fine flavor, expert trimming and cleanliness, instead of to size, design and finish.”

This is a 85 yr. old original vintage ad removed from a 1935 publication and is not a reproduction of any kind.