Friday, September 17, 2010

Kikkoshou soy sauce, 1940s

Japanese Cosmetics ad, 1940s, originally uploaded by Gatochy.

Click image for 713 x 1000 size. Scanned from Taschen's "Japanese Beauties".


Martin J Frid said...

That is a cosmetic for soy sauce, not cosmetics (unless they had some way of making cosmetics out of soy sauce). Shouyu 醤油 is the Japanese word for say sauce.

M said...

Hi, yes, it is in fact an ad for Kikkoshou soy sauce, not for cosmetics, thanks!