Color print advertisement for Stripcoat, a protective coating made from Dow Ethylcellulose (branded as Ethocel). The advertisement features a racially-stereotyped depiction of a Chinese soldier removing the protective coating from a metal spare part. Chinese characters (巧妙之美國人也 ) translating to "the ingenious American" are visible on the left-hand side. The accompanying text describes the man in paternalistic terms as "Our Chinese friend," a nod to the allied relationship between China and the United States during World War II. The text goes on to detail the benefits of using Stripcoat to protect metal parts from corrosion when they are shipped to "far-away fronts" and notably bears Dow's wartime tagline "Dow: Chemicals Indispensable to Industry and Victory."
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