Daily Archives: November 9, 2008

Pre-WWII Philips Electronics Ad – Harlingen – Friesland, Netherlands

Philips Ad - Fading Ad Campaign, August 1998 - © Frank H. Jump

Philips Ad - Fading Ad Campaign, August 1998 - © Frank H. Jump

This treasure was spotted while my mom and I were travelling through Friesland, Holland’s northern province. The language spoken there is totally different than Dutch.

I love the toaster in the upper left. This fresco is truly a work of art created by the original artist, and time.

This ad is quite possibly pre-World War II. – Fading Ad Campaign

Philips Logo - Wikipedia

Philips Logo - Wikipedia

Harlingen Flag - Wikipedia

Harlingen Flag - Wikipedia

Location of Harlingen in Northern Netherlands - Friesland

Location of Harlingen in Northern Netherlands - Friesland

Harlingen was given its city rights in 1234.

More on the Frisian language.

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