Sunday, February 14, 2016

What's in a Name?—Barney Tobey for Ethyl Corporation

"What's in a name?" Any student of organic chemistry can tell you that ethyl refers to a two-carbon functional group. But in this 1943 advertisement, the Ethyl Corporation wants you to forget all that because Ethyl is its trademark name. As Barney Tobey illustrates, it's a knockout.

"What's in a Name?"
Ethyl Corporation 1943 advertisement
Illustrated by Barney Tobey

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