The First Ever Car Ad

According to Retronaut, this is the first ever car advertisement, appearing in Scientific American February/March 1898. Before emotional cues, and brand attributes, it is a rational, logical presentation of reasons to consider this new fangled invention.


1 comment:

  1. "Handsomely strong"... "no odour" - attributes I can relate to.

    The illustration seems a little unrealistic - you'd think he'd have a pretty tasty bird in tow, with wheels that futuristic.

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