Posts tagged with "cream"

13. October 2023
1946 Shanghai magazine ad for Eng Aun Tong Tiger Balm. From the MOFBA collection.
This 1946 Shanghai magazine ad for Eng Aun Tong features a puzzling key visual - we certainly don't recommend using Tiger Balm as a sunscreen... The well-known heat rub was created in the 1870s by a Chinese herbalist in Burma. His sons took over the company in 1908 and developed it into a highly successful business empire which exported to China, Japan, and across Southeast Asia. In 1920 the headquarter was moved to Singapore where it continues to be manufactured to this day.
17. July 2023
Summer break: Advertising sign for Hazelwood ice cream, popular in Shanghai from the 1920s to 1940s. It's Chinese trademark name was "Beautiful Girl" (美女牌). Henningsen Produce, the manufacturer behind Hazelwood was started in 1889 in Tacoma, Washington. Until the company built a new factory in Shanghai in 1926 the ice cream was imported "fresh from the U.S. by every steamer". The new facility, which the company referred to as "Hazelwood Park", was situated on Sawgin Road (沙泾路),...
24. December 2021
07. June 2021