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[Holeproof hosiery advertising posters] [picture]
Bib ID 3335203
Format PicturePicture
Description [Australia : Holeproof , ca. 1952] 
5 posters : ill. (some col.); 51 x 61 cm. 
Summary

The collection advertises four types of stockings for four different occasions with each poster featuring a port. of a well known Australian model. An additional poster of artwork features Santa.

Full contents
  • [Yellow]. Santa says - follow the advice of these glamorous Australian models : give lovely lovely lovely Holeproof hosiery
  • [Pink]. For that sophisticated look Jeanette Elphick suggests : Paris lovely lovely lovely Holeproof sheer nylon
  • [Lilac]. For smart everyday wear Joan Bilceaux suggests : lovely lovely lovely Holeproof Queen of Hearts service sheer nylons ...
  • [Light blue]. For her more glamorous occasions Pam Light suggests : lovely lovely lovely Holeproof American Beauty super sheer nylons
  • [Green]. For lasses who are hard to fit Leah McCartney suggests : lovely lovely lovely Holeproof Gay Deceiver sheer nylons with 2 way s-t-r-e-t-c-h in tops 'n' toes.
 
Notes

The Jeanette Elphick poster measures 61 x 51cm.

Leah McCartney was Miss Victoria for 1952. Jeanette Elphick also known as Victoria Shaw starred in Hollywood movies.

Title devised by cataloguer.

Subjects Advertising -- Hosiery -- Pictorial works.  |  Hosiery -- Australia -- Marketing -- Pictorial works.
Other authors/contributors Holeproof Pty Ltd
Also Titled

Santa says - follow the advice of these glamorous Australian models

For that sophisticated look Jeanette Elphick suggests

For smart everyday wear Joan Bilceaux suggests

For her more glamorous occasions Pam Light suggests

For lasses who are hard to fit Leah McCartney suggests

Exhibited Exhibited: NLA Treasures Gallery, Treasures, The Sell: Australian advertising 1790’s to 1990’s, 23 November 2016 – 25 April 2017 

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