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GOING ON A CRUISE via VINTAGE CRUISE MENUS

  R.M.S. Ascania;Anne Farrow;10 1/2″ x 8 1/4″;June 3, 1954 We in the vintage posters and graphics business are constantly encountering times gone by, often never to return. As such, there becomes for us a bittersweet obligation to recognize what has … Continue reading

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OBSCURE BUT NOT IRRELEVANT OFFERINGS BY BIG NAMES IN VINTAGE GRAPHIC ART

  http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/graphic-design-dole-pineapple-1938.html Sometimes a graphic artist has a creative reason (perhaps more than one) to stay small. There may be a clutch of motives for putting tableau-scale poster work aside; and in this report I’d like to put them in … Continue reading

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POSTERS & PUBLICITY 1928: A FEAST OF COLOR, AND INVENTION!

One of the great gift parcels, coming to us from the efforts of graphic design annuals, consists of chromatically rich lithographic renditions (on deluxe paper) of poster art, in the British series, Posters and Publicity. The instance here, by the … Continue reading

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