Creepy and deceptive paper towel ad from 1962

Creepy and deceptive paper towel ad from 1962 
This Northern Towels advertisement
 features a "cleanup man" 

optical illusion.
(Click to enbiggen)

It’s deceptive advertising.

And if you really liked this guy, you could order a set of 3 portraits of Northern’s little "All American Boys" for 25 cents.

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One thought on “Creepy and deceptive paper towel ad from 1962

  1. Hi, I’m not sure how the optical illusion in that ad works but it sure is one hell of a scary advertisement. The boy looks like Chuckie the doll! That is a big no-no in any bespoke packaging, I’d reckon.

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