Color print advertisement for magnesium alloys manufactured and sold by the Dow Chemical Company. The advertisement features an illustrated depiction of two ships floating on a cube of seawater with a view of the sea bed underneath. The accompanying text details Dow's extraction of magnesium from seawater and the company's efforts to ramp up production to meet increased wartime demand for lightweight metals. 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. “America's Unlimited Source of Magnesium,” April 1942. Advertisements from the Dow Chemical Historical Collection, Box 8. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/lz5uzbe.
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