We found these vintage adverts and they are creepy as hell [IMAGES]

Creepy vintage adverts
Kerry-anne Mendoza

The world of corporate advertising can be a grim place, as Pepsi found out recently with the Kendall Jenner disaster. But if we go back in time, we find things were even murkier.

Enriched Bread

Why is this child looking maniacally at her mother spreading blood and guts on a slice of bread?

Pears’ Soap

The promise of Pears’ soap was that it was so good for the complexion, it could scrub the colour from a black child. By special appointment to HRH The Prince of Wales no less.

The case for domestic violence

The CO-LE sales company pitching its ‘educational booklet’ entitled “Why You Should Beat Your Wife.” And look who it’s written by…

Toothache? Take some cocaine drops

In the late 19th century, 15 cents could buy you this “instantaneous cure” for toothache.

Keep her where she belongs…

What does this even mean? Are there men somewhere pining for the days when you could rely on a woman to lay on the floor naked staring at shoes? Is that a thing? Anyway…creepy as hell.

Creepy. As. Hell.

Featured image via Weirdomatic

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