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  • Collection: 028 - Silk Cut & Foreign Brands

Gold, Black, and Red "Silk Cut" Ad

Gold, Black, and Red Silk Cut Ad - Sunday Indepedent - February 10, 1991.jpg
Benson & Hedges ad in the style of a Silk Cut advertisement where the white and purple motif has been replaced with gold, black, yellow, and red, the colors associated with Gallaher's flagship brand, Benson & Hedges. AdvertisementBeson and…

Obscure Message

Obscure Message - Advertising Age - n.d..jpg
Copywriter from Lucas & Lucas, an advertising firm in St. Louis, writes a letter to the editor regarding Silk Cut's bizarre advertisements. LetterTerri WinkelmannAdvertising Age (USA)

WHO Convention Agreed

WHO Convention Agreed - Tobacco - March, 2003.pdf
Article about banning cigarette advertisements featuring Silk Cut's final ad where an opera singer is wrapped in purple silk evoking the phrase, "It isn't over till the fat lady sings." ArticleTobacco (UK)

Silk Cut Calendar

1995 - Silk Cut - Calendar.pdf
Calendar for the year 1995 featuring many Silk Cut advertisements. many of the advertisements are titled and featured the photographers and artists. Photo CalendarPhotographers:Barney Edwards, Graham Ford, Francois Gillet, Daniel Jounneau, Masatomo…

Shedding Skins

Wrapper Geysers - Advertisement - Silk Cut - The Face - June, 2006.pdf
Silk Cut cigarette packs bursting from wrappings like snakes shedding skins.AdvertisementSilk CutThe Face (UK)

Billboard Ad for Silk Cut

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A Silk Cut ad with a purple silk clad hand being pursued by a handbag with zippers appearing like teeth in the mouth of a crocodile. PhotographBillboard AdvertisementSilk Cut

Alan Blum, MD in front of Silk Cut Advertisements in Airport Shop and Baggage Claim

Silk Cut - Advertisements - Airport Baggage Claim.jpg
Item contains five images of Alan Blum, MD in front of Silk Cut ads in Dublin Airport. AdvertisementsDublin AirportSilk CutGallaher Group

State Express 555 - The Best Cigarettes in the World

State Express 555 - The Best Cigarettes in the World - Advertisement - Supplement to the Illustrated London News - 1957.jpg
An illustration of State Express Cigarettes set upon purple silk. AdvertismentState ExpressSupplement To The Illustrated London News (UK)

Airport Customs Shopping Bag

Silk Cut - Forte Retail Services -  Airport Customs Travel Bag - n.d..jpg
A travel bag featuring the Silk Cut logo from Forte Retail Services. Silk CutGallaher GroupForte Retail Services

Gold Letters

B&H Silk Cut Ad - Gold Letters.jpg
A Benson & Hedges - Silk Cut advertisement with a government warning on the bottom. AdvertisementSilk Cut