Lively Advertising Cuts of the Twenties and Thirties: 1,102 Illustrations of Animals, Food and Dining, Children, etc.

Lively Advertising Cuts of the Twenties and Thirties: 1,102 Illustrations of Animals, Food and Dining, Children, etc.

by Leslie Cabarga, Marcie McKinnon

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This comprehensive anthology of graphic cuts — created by talented artists decades ago — offers today's professional illustrators and commercial artists a wealth of engaging designs. Suitable for a vast number of advertisements and announcements, for use on greeting cards and menus, as well as for a host of craft projects, these attractive cuts will be indispensable to anyone wanting to add a nostalgic touch to a project or assignment.
Painstakingly selected from magazines, newspapers, books, and catalogs of the 1920s and 30s, here are over 1,000 distinctive, boldly outlined drawings and silhouettes. They embrace a wide variety of categories:
Food and dining: restaurant scenes, delicatessen counters, shopping baskets filled with food, plates of mouth-watering desserts, waiters and waitresses
Amusements: magicians, fortune-tellers, card tricks
Children's activities: fishing, flying kites, reading, running, jumping rope
Women's fashions: hairstyles, hats, furs, jewelry
Animals: dogs, cats, cows, sheep, chickens
… and much, much more.
Casual browsers will be delighted with the volume's engaging visual commentary on early twentieth-century American life. Artists and illustrators looking for royalty-free graphics filled with period charm will find them in this extensive collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486144139
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 10/01/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 112
File size: 26 MB
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This comprehensive anthology of graphic cuts—created by talented artists decades ago—offers today's professional illustrators and commercial artists a wealth of engaging designs. Suitable for a vast number of advertisements and announcements, for use on greeting cards and menus, as well as for a host of craft projects, these attractive cuts will be indispensable to anyone wanting to add a nostalgic touch to a project or assignment.
Painstakingly selected from magazines, newspapers, books, and catalogs of the 1920s and 30s, here are over 1,000 distinctive, boldly outlined drawings and silhouettes. They embrace a wide variety of categories:
Food and dining: restaurant scenes, delicatessen counters, shopping baskets filled with food, plates of mouth-watering desserts, waiters and waitresses
Amusements: magicians, fortune-tellers, card tricks
Children's activities: fishing, flying kites, reading, running, jumping rope
Women's fashions: hairstyles, hats, furs, jewelry
Animals: dogs, cats, cows, sheep, chickens
… and much, much more.
Casual browsers will be delighted with the volume's engaging visual commentary on early twentieth-century American life. Artists and illustrators looking for royalty-free graphics filled with period charm will find them in this extensive collection.
Dover (1990) original publication.

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