Advertisements back then just didn’t know what they were doing, huh? Netizens like us have uncovered hundreds of photos that show anti-feminist ads, racist ads, etc. from years past. Boy, were they clueless. But now, we do know better, don’t we?
We know the things that the people want to hear, and most of the time, we want to hear the truth about a product—or at least we think that’s what we’re hearing. Lol.
What we want to present now are some ads specifically made for cigarettes that were utterly stupid regarding the health issues involved with smoking. We can’t really blame them ‘cause they didn’t know any better. It’s just funny to see these ads now ‘cause if they were used today, a lot of non-smokers (and maybe some smokers) would definitely protest.
Hall & Daniel (1880)
That poor kid!
Cigares De Joy (1881)
Well, that’s just preposterous! Lol.
St. Dunstan’s (1920s)
Why do they keep on letting their BABIES smoke? Wtf?
Philip Morris & Co. (1930s)
Even Philip Morris tried to make a fool out of us. Dang! Here’s another one:
Well, that’s a good way to ensure loyalty from customers, but it’s all a bunch of lies!
Let’s give a moment of silence for those poor, innocent, helpless citizens who believed all these empty words and flashy images.