Terrifying Children in Vintage Ads

I love vintage adverts. They’re always full of claims that would never fly today – like cocaine cures the flu and smoking will make you a successful businessman. Some of my personal favourites are those featuring creepy kids. Something about the old-timey look of the illustrations, and the inane grins on their faces lends itself well to nightmare fuel. Below are a few of my personal favourites. Don’t have nightmares…

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