2015/02/22

A picture is worth a thousand words... (a small history lesson)

A picture is worth a thousand words

(a small history lesson)

Late Victorian diamond and Verneuil ruby engagement ring
Click the picture to get to this antique ring with old mine diamonds and Verneuil ruby.
 
 

It is believed that in 1911, around the period that this ring was made, the expression "Use a picture. It's worth a thousand words." was used for the first time. It appeared in an article in the New York newspaper The Post-Standard quoting newspaper editor Arthur Brisbane discussing journalism and publicity.








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