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Artist Posters Collection: Finding Aid
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The Artist posters collection at the Huntington Library contains over 180 printed works from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The bulk of the materials date from 1890 to 1900 and advertise American literary books and periodicals. Bicycles, household goods, and other products are also advertised. Notable illustrators represented in the collection include William L. Carqueville, Charles Dana Gibson, J. J. Gould, William Sergeant Kendall, J. C. Leyendecker, Maxfield Parrish, and Edward Penfield. Subjects addressed within the collection include international art styles (such as Art Nouveau), fashion, graphic design, publishing, book and literary journal publication, advertising, and the intersections between them, especially during the last decade of the 19th century.
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