National Geographic : 1916 Oct
HenrM.Stanley went Thirty weeks without a Shave WHEN Stanley found Dr. Livingstone in the heart of the African jungle, one of his first acts was to bor row the hone used by the doctor on his surgical instruments. Stanley's bearers had lost the baggage containing his hone. His razor had acquired an edge like a butter knife and his beard the appearance of a hedge. Today practically every fa mous traveler, explorer and missionary carries a Gillette Safety Razor. Gillette blades are on sale in the Arctic circle and the African Jungle, in every outfitting and supply camp in the world. Stropping and honing has had its day. The daily Gillette shave is a matter of course with the aver age business and professional man. The Gillette shave is quick and cool, safe and san itary. It is velvet-smooth, no matter how wiry the beard or tender the skin. Adjust the handle for a light or a close shave. A keen, fresh blade is always ready. No stropping-no honing. Prices $5 to $50. Blades 50c. and $1 the packet. Dealers everywhere. GILLETTE SAFETY RAZOR CO. BOSTON "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."