Mele Department Stores, about 1900, probably by Aleardo Villa. Chic ads like this, associating a glamorous woman with a Neapolitan chain, were so effective that they won notice in the local press. 

Mele Department Stores, about 1900, probably by Aleardo Villa. Chic ads like this, associating a glamorous woman with a Neapolitan chain, were so effective that they won notice in the local press.