Ephemera from the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, held in Seattle, Washington in 1909. American. From the collections of the University of Washington Libraries.

Advertisement for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition,  1909.
Advertisement for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, 1909. American. Negative number UW24311. Image © University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections. Fair use license. via
"Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, to be held in Seattle, the Gateway to Alaska."
“Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, to be held in Seattle, the Gateway to Alaska.” Advertisement for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, 1909. Negative number UW24316z. Image © University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections. Fair use license. via https://digitalcollections.lib.washington.edu/digital/collection/ayp/id/18/rec/5
Advertisement with Statue of Liberty for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, 1909.
Advertisement with Statue of Liberty for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, 1909. American. Negative number UW18947. Image © University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections. Fair use license. via https://digitalcollections.lib.washington.edu/digital/collection/ayp/id/244/rec/11
Official emblem.
Official emblem, Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition official emblem, Seattle, Washington. 1908 photograph. Negative number Nowell x90. Frank H. Nowell, photographer. Image © University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections. Fair use license. via https://digitalcollections.lib.washington.edu/digital/collection/ayp/id/410/rec/15
Advertisement for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, using a portrait of Chief Seattle, ca. 1909.
Advertisement for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, using a portrait of Chief Seattle, ca. 1909. American. Negative number UW28096, UW24315z. . Image © University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections. Fair use license. via

Linoleum advertising from back when linoleum was fun and exciting.

Sun Porch. 1927.
Sun Porch. 1927. Armstrong advertisement. In the public domain. via https://www.vintag.es/2019/07/1920s-armstrong-interior-designs.html
"Can you see why sales are increasing in this store?" 1948.
“Can you see why sales are increasing in this store?” 1948. Advertisement for Armstrong asphalt tile (detail). Image 1995-2019 eBay Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.ebay.com/itm/1948-Vintage-Print-Ad-40s-ARMSTRONG-ASPHALT-TILE-Illustration-Mid-Century-/183040859343
"If your fingers just itch to plan rooms that are different."
“If your fingers just itch to plan rooms that are different” (detail). Vintage advertisement for Armstrong linoleum floors. Public domain. via https://sosyalforum.org/home-retro-advertisements
"Gay as a June Day." Vintage.
“Gay as a June Day” (detail). Vintage. Advertisement for Armstrong Linoleum Floors from the Ladies Home Journal. Public domain. via https://www.ebay.com/itm/ARMSTRONGS-LINOLEUM-FLOOR-decor-decoration-furniture-208-1935-Vintage-Print-Ad-/183678241742

Fans from advertising campaigns for Moët & Chandon. Mostly old. All gorgeous. Various collections.

Fan made  in 1994 in England for the 250th anniversary of Moet et Chandon utilizing artwork by Alphonse Mucha. Late 20th c.
Fan made in 1994 in England for the 250th anniversary of Moët et Chandon utilizing artwork by Alphonse Mucha. Late 20th c. Bartle Bogle Hegarty, publicity agency. Image © Musée Les Arts Décoratifs. Photo ©Photo Musée Les Arts Décoratifs/Jean Tholance. Fair use license. via http://collections.lesartsdecoratifs.fr/moet-chandon-1
Moët & Chandon publicity fan. 1920's. Art Deco.
Moët & Chandon publicity fan illustrated with an animated scene in a restaurant cabaret. 1920’s. Art Deco in style. Image © http://www.lecurieux.com. Fair use license. via http://lecurieux.com/eventails-anciens-antique-hand-fan/eventails-publicitaire-et-evenements/eventail-publicitaire-champagne-moet-chandon/
Publicity fan for Moët & Chandon. Contemporary.
Publicity fan for Moët & Chandon. Contemporary. Balloon shaped fan, printed with a wooden frame. Image © Fan d’éventails – Laetitia GEORGES. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-publicitaires/1687-champagne-moet-chandon-eventail-publicitaire.html
Poster in the motif of a fan. 1900.
Moët & Chandon poster in the motif of a fan. 1900. Color lithograph. Georges Jules Victor Clairin, illustrator. Image © Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona. Fair use license. via https://www.museunacional.cat/en/colleccio/moet-chandon-leventail/georges-jules-victor-clairin/000559-c

Fans to snap open and shut between cocktails and drive your new beau nuts. Made to be given away by the people with the casino in Monaco and some of their friends. Much more fun than the plastic things on Amazon. Taken from an October 2018 Coutau Begarie auction catalog.

Fans given away by the Casino in Vichy.
Fans given away by the Casino in Vichy. No date. Maker not known. Image © Étude Coutau-Bégarie, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.coutaubegarie.com/lot/94796/9425691
Fans from an advertising campaign for Pierrot Gourmet Confectioner. No date.
Fans from an advertising campaign for Pierrot Gourmet Confectioner. No date. Double sheets of printed paper with wooden frames. Maker not known. Image © Étude Coutau-Bégarie, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.coutaubegarie.com/lot/94796/9425695
Fan made as an advertisement for Suchard chocolate.
Fan from an advertising campaign for Suchard chocolate with an illustration of a little girl and a saint bernard with a chocolate bar themed background. No date. Maker not known. Image © Étude Coutau-Bégarie, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.coutaubegarie.com/lot/94796/9425699

Some fun items made in connection with the Century of Progress World’s Fair held in Chicago, Illinois in 1933. American. All wonderful and just screaming Art Deco.

Nash glass tower display. 1933.
Nash glass tower display. 1933. Image © 2019 THE OLD MOTOR. Fair use license. via http://theoldmotor.com/?p=151400
The Chrysler Motor Company exhibits and car-testing track. 1933.
The Chrysler Motor Company exhibits and car-testing track. 1933. Illustration for the Century Of Progress Exposition official view book. Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation, publisher. Image © the publisher. Fair use license. via https://www.flickr.com/photos/51764518@N02/44409657735
Souvenir paper parasol. 1933.
Souvenir paper parasol. 1933. Orange, blue and white paper with dark pink ribs and a leather wrist strap. Maker not known but stamped “Made in Japan.” Image © 2019 – WorthPoint Corporation. Fair use license. via https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/vintage-1933-chicago-worlds-fair-19526966
Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain, Grant Park. 1933.
Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain, Grant Park. 1933. Back cover from the Century of Progress at Night Foldout Folder © 1933 Max Rigot. Fair use license. via http://www.chicagopostcardmuseum.org/souvenir_hall_book_04.html
Hall of Science - Eastern Exposure. 1933.
Hall of Science – Eastern Exposure. 1933. Postcard. Printed in the United States by the American Colortype Company. Image © the publisher. Fair use license. via https://www.flickr.com/photos/51764518@N02/32613669717

Advertising posters for airships from the mid-1930’s when they were the most stylish way to travel. All by the very gifted German illustrator Jupp Wiertz.

"En 2 Jours vers l'Ameriqué du Nord!" 1936.
“En 2 Jours vers l’Ameriqué du Nord!” 1936. Poster picturing the Hindenburg zeppelin (LZ-129) soaring over the skyscrapers of Manhattan from the year before the New Jersey crash. French version of the poster. Jupp Wiertz, illustrator (1881-1939). Image © Swann Galleries, New York. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/auction-lot/JUPP-WIERTZ-(1881-1939).-EN-2-JOURS-VERS-L’AM&201;RIQUE-DU–2515+++++337+-++754846
"A Pleasant Trip to Germany." ca. 1935.
Jupp Wiertz (1888-1939) “A Pleasant Trip to Germany.” ca. 1935. Offset lithograph in colors backed on linen. Jupp Wiertz, illustrator (1888-1939). Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/jupp-wiertz-1888-1939-a-pleasant-trip-5429799-details.aspx
Poster advertising the Deutsche Zeppelin-Reederei which made transatlantic flights to Brazil. ca. 1936.
Poster advertising the Deutsche Zeppelin-Reederei which made transatlantic flights to Brazil. ca. 1936. Printed by Eschebach & Schaeffer, Leipzig. French text, poster made for the French market. Jupp Wiertz, illustrator (1881-1939) Printer: Eschebach & Schaeffer, Leipzig. Image © lotsearch.de. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.de/lot/artist-jupp-wiertz-1881-1939-size-23-3-8-x-32-3-4-in-59-3-x-83-2-cm-43616787?perPage=50&page=2

Edison Mazda light bulb advertising displays. American and early 20th century. Love the way the bulbs stick out like firecrackers stuck to the outer rim of a catherine wheel.

"Some lighting recipes for your home. "Edison Mazda Lamp Display
Eidson Mazda Lamp”Some lighting recipes for your home. “Edison Mazda Lamp Display. Early 20th c. Image courtesy Meissner’s Auction Service, New Lebanon, NY. Image © 2002-2019 LiveAuctioneers. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/15074636_221-edison-mazda-lamp-display
Hardware store advertising display for Edison Mazda Light Bulbs. Early 20th c.
Hardware store advertising display for Edison Mazda light bulbs. Early 20th c. Lithograph on die cut metal. Image courtesy Rich Penn Auctions, Waterloo, Iowa. Image © iCollector.com. Fair use license. via https://www.icollector.com/Hardware-store-display-Edison-Mazda-Light-Bulbs-litho-on-diecut-metal-w-adv-on-front-both-sides_i21868080
"For Good light at low Cost."
“For Good light at low Cost.” Edison Mazda light bulb counter-top advertising display. Early 20th c. Glass panels in a metal housing. Reverse side of the first display but with the housing in blue. Image © James D. Julia Auctioneers, Fairfield Maine, and iCollector.com. Fair use license. via https://www.icollector.com/EDISON-MAZDA-LAMPS-COUNTER-TOP-ELECTRIFIED-BULB-DISPLAY_i17863518