And, of course, the first Tampax AND - special
for you! - the American fax tampon,
from the early 1930s, which also came in bags.
See a Modess True or False? ad in The American
Girl magazine, January 1947, and actress Carol Lynley
in "How Shall I Tell My Daughter" booklet ad (1955) - Modess . . . . because ads (many dates).
Kotex menstrual napkin ad, U.S.A., October 1925
Enlarged main drawing
As an illustrator (here), the painting looks
like either a watercolor or oil with a lot of turpentine. But it's beautiful.
I think the maid looks at her boss because to look at the visitors would
imply equality with them - but I'm guessing. Maybe she's just awaiting orders.
NEXT: Two enlarged
sections - whole ad - - See an Italian washable pad from right before this time. See
Kotex pad dispensers (here) and to the napkins
(see one from the 1930s).
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