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Vintage Ad Shows That Advertisers In 1912 Were Just As Fixated With Boobs

05/17/2013 12:17 pm ET

One Georgian lady has the answer to increasing your bust -- by six inches in 30 days, apparently.

A page from the April 14, 1912 issue of the Washington Post, posted on the Ye Olde News Tumblr and unearthed by BuzzFeed, shows a lengthy ad for a mysterious breast-enlargement process -- as well as one for hair removal through electrolysis.

vintage ad

Here's the bust enlargement ad up close:
bust enlargement

We wonder how many women wrote to the poster, asking for her secret?

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