National Geographic : 1922 Mar
Sampler Then little girls rivalled each other in dainty cross-stitch work and the finished samplers were hung on the walls and kept as heirlooms. Pictured above is Whitman's Sampler-that famous box of candy-and hanging over the side board is the sampler which in spired the design of the package. The Sampler delights the eye with its quaint beauty. Sample its chocolates and confections chosen from ten of our leading packages - favorites since 1842. Sold only by the selected stores that are agents for Whitman's. There's one near you. Look for the sign-- W "Started in 1842"