Spry


Label for "Spry" brand triple-creamed vegetable shortening, featuring Aunt Jenny, who reminds us:

I'm telling you - Spry cakes are lighter cakes!

Found in "Stories" by Katherine Mansfield. Published by Vintage Books, 1956.

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9 comments:

jociegal said...

I love everything about this one. So cute.

Anita said...

I love old advertisements! I like the price on the book too, really fun stuff!

brie said...

This is so great---both the Spry ad and the paperback cover art. Lovely.

Ellen said...

This is making me hungry. Another great find!

CĂ©lia Costa (Celly) said...

I love this ! Great find ! I love the high resolution image !Thanks so much !

Kurt said...

Other great bits of Spry ad copy:

"Spry is so white, I just know it's purer."

Recipes "so digestible, even a child can eat 'em."

Michael said...

MMM, digestible!

historylive said...

Wait, where's the recipe????

Michael said...

No recipe to be found. Perhaps I'll find it in another book.

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