This Gordon's London Dry Gin ad was published in a 1963 edition of Life Magazine. Supposedly, the gin's secret recipe is known by only 12 people in the world. It was first produced in 1769 in London by a Scottsman, Alexander Gordon. Hence, the tie-in to Blackstone's "Commentaries on the Laws of England," which was published just four years earlier in 1765. Gordon's is sold in a distinctive green glass bottle in Great Britain. In all other markets it is sold in a clear bottle, as pictured here. The print's rich hues would work well in a paneled library or study.
Condition/description: This print is in very good condition, with slight age darkening. The edges are crisp and there are no tears. The piece is mounted under plexiglass for protective purposes and can be easily reframed.
Size: 9" x 13" unframed - 16" x 20" in plexiglass frame