Early 1900's John Alden Flour Advertising Pinback

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7/8" celluloid pinback depicting a woman in the "olden days," and says: "It speaks for itself John." Presumably, the woman must be Priscilla Mullins from the 1858 poem, "The Courtship of Miles Standish," by Longfellow. In the poem (of a love triangle between Standish and John Alden,) one of the most famous lines is: "Why don't you speak for yourself, John?" While it's a long shot for the John Alden Flour company to assume everyone has read the poem, those who understood the reference likely got a good kick out of it.
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