Title: VINTAGE POSTERS
Date: August 1, 2012
Time: at 10:30 AM & 2:00 PM
Exhibition: Thurs., July 26, 10-6
Fri., July 27, 10-5
Mon., July 30, 10-6
Tues., July 31, 10-6
Contact Person: Nicholas D. Lowry - firstname.lastname@example.org
WWI and WWII propaganda posters, including Fred Spear's rare Enlist, 1915, a response to the sinking of the Lusitania, shown top left. There is also a large selection of Russian and Chinese propaganda posters.
A section of international posters include film posters, cigarette advertisements, travel posters and [Butterflies Love Their Country, a poster issued by China in 1937, the year of the Japanese invasion of Shanghai.
Among numerous seductive beach & summer resort posters, John Held Jr's The Enchanted Isle / Martha's Vinyard, 1943.
Numerous literary posters for publications such as Harper's, Scribner's, Lippincott's and individual books, such as William H. Bradley's When Hearts are Trumps, 1894.
And, just in time for the London Olympics, a poster by Julio Kilenyi, promoting the Los Angeles Olympics of 1932.