Art Nouveau insurance ad


4 Responses to “Art Nouveau insurance ad”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Nice. I actually work for this company…or the French mega-conglomerate that it has become in the 100 years since this advertisement ran.

    • Donald Petersen says:

      I actually work for this company

      May we thereby assume that they’re still represented by “men of character,” then?

      I can’t speak thus about State Farm, I tell you what.

  2. Anonymous says:


    Read ‘After the Ball’ by Patricia Beard — the story of how Equitable was the Enron of the Gilded Age — and then tell me how “compelling” you find this ad.

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