Color print advertisement for magnesium alloys manufactured and sold by the Dow Chemical Company. The advertisement features an illustrated depiction of a hand lifting a winged ingot of magnesium from the sea, as well as a rendering of the first ingot of magnesium poured by Dow in July 1916. The accompanying text details the history of Dow effort's to extract magnesium from seawater and the industrial use of magnesium alloys. Notably, the advertisement was produced during World War II and bears the Company's wartime tagline "Dow: Chemicals Indispensable to Industry and Victory."
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Dow Chemical Company. “The Birth of Wings from the Sea,” 1943. Advertisements from the Dow Chemical Historical Collection, Box 8. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/2pulu0n.
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