Vintage Keasbey & Mattison Ad: "Amazing Asbestos" (Surgeon, Powdered Asbestos)
Vintage cartoon-illustrated advertisement by former asbestos manufacturing giant, Keasbey & Mattison (K&M) of Ambler, Pennsylvania, titled "Amazing Asbestos".
K&M actually made a series of "AMAZING ASBESTOS" illustrated ads, each with unique, historical trivia about asbestos while touting the company's toxic products.
This ad indicates: "A surgeon performing a rare heart operation recently made use of powdered asbestos!"
"Recall that pioneer experiments with asbestos by Dr. R.V. Mattison led to many of its everyday uses - as in superior building materials!"
"For a smarter, more livable home, use Keasbey & Mattison APAC - made with the 'Magic Mineral' asbestos!"
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