Photo a Day Challenge

Every Breath You Take

Every Breath You Take

 

Sen-Sen:  It Took Your Breath Away

Sen-Sen late 1800s-early 1900s advertising featured photos of ladies dressed in Japanese kimonos holding packs and boxes of their chewing gum.  We photographed an old box with one of Lois’ figurines.

http://books.google.com/books?id=z8sfRFPeeyUC&pg=PA171&lpg=PA171&dq=about+sen+sen+gum&source=bl&ots=GFkYxUeZTJ&sig=eD2xlQkak7oS-8tLkTVu1mOKZ_g&hl=en&sa=X&ei=01P7UqWbBa_8yAHyuICQDQ&ved=0CDsQ6AEwAzgK#v=onepage&q=about%20sen%20sen%20gum&f=false

 

5 responses

  1. thellino

    It’s a great advertisment.

    February 19, 2014 at 8:52 am

  2. Love the ornament but doubt that Geisha ever chewed Gum That would be Japanese Baseball stars surely?

    February 19, 2014 at 3:11 pm

  3. Tammy

    Really fun interpretation! You composed this perfectly!

    February 21, 2014 at 11:05 am

  4. I cant believe how good these have been kept. Lovely image

    February 22, 2014 at 2:17 pm

  5. I like the complimentary features of this one! Dad used to chew this and I remember sneaking a taste when I was a child. Once was enough, lol!

    February 22, 2014 at 6:28 pm

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