A multi-limbic system?

A curious artifact from the Sixties, with a surprisingly enduring image:

Berkshire hosiery ad from the late 1960s

This is not the Lakshmi I remember. (And ethnic stereotypes die hard, if they die at all.)

This Berkshire, still in business today, is not related to Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate.





1 comment

  1. Tatyana »

    1 November 2012 · 6:53 pm

    oh how cool! excellent design idea
    I’d love to get this poster

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