Sapolio Ad, Image 1

From Elizabeth Bishop and the Literary Archive by Bethany Hicok

  • Page one of the advertising leaflet for Sapolio soap, an extensively advertised brand popular in the 1930s, that shows two black servants unsuccessfully cleaning dirty pots. The image overlaps with page three of the booklet.
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  • Literary Criticism
  • Poetry
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  • circa 1930s
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  • Page one of the advertising leaflet for Sapolio soap, an extensively advertised brand popular in the 1930s, where the visual grammar of blackness/dirt and whiteness/cleanliness unfolds over the panels. The image overlaps with page three of the booklet. (VC121.19; Courtesy of Vassar College)