Saturday, November 3, 2012


This is from my great great grandmother's scrap book.
The shape of the bottle looks very much like an Absolut Vodka bottle, but when this was written (around 1915), the vodka bottle and its distinctive shape had not been conceived. It was actually modeled (decades later) after an old medicine bottle found in an antique shop in Stockholm.
For those who have not seen the super-clever Absolute Vodka advertisements, here is a slideshow of some of them.

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