Advertisement, General Mills, Wheaties

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Image Description:

Advertisement for General Mills' Wheaties featuring an image of an Italian fruit cart vendor, "Tony" and a Caucasian police officer, who stands with his back to the cart.  Tony is attempting to pull a box of Wheaties out from under the policeman's arm as the officer surreptitiously sneaks a banana off Tony's cart.  The copy includes the phrases, "Breakfast of Champions" and "Had your Wheaties today?"

1940's-1950's (Verso, bottom right)
Printed Matter
Width: 24.5 cm, Height: 31.5 cm (image)