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Architector Jr. Stone Building Blocks. New York: Jack de Jong & Co., 1945.

Box lid

Many companies created advertising and promotional items based on material from their main production line. Items such as these ceramic building blocks, produced by the Wenczel Tile Company in 1945, enhanced product visibility and sales. Images of family life promoted the product in the burgeoning post-war consumer market.

 

 
 
 
 


 

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