This 1936 vintage ad for Hennessy Cognac brandy has a black and white art illustration depicting the Marquis de Lafayette embarking for America the same year Hennessy was founded with the headline, “Since 1765”.
Year Published: 1936
Approximate overall size – inches: 11 x 14
“The world has see many changes since 1765 when a wounded Irish soldier, discovering a home demand for Cognac brandy, settled in France and founded the house of Hennessy. But,
in the medieval town of Cognac, the work of Captain Richard Hennessy goes on in the endless stream of golden bottles that carry around the world the skill of the Hennessy vintners…”
This is a 84 yr. old original vintage ad removed from a 1936 publication and is not a reproduction of any kind.
Wikipedia on Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette