The purpose, role, and style of the poster has changed constantly for over a century to meet the ever-changing needs of society. And, while today its role is less central than it was over a hundred years ago, still the poster evolves and influences how we communicate in the 21st century.
Period Paper offers original mini posters from Cheret and the birth of the poster in the Belle Epoque era, through WWI into Modernism and the Art Deco era (including the masterful and highly collectible London Railway Posters), to WWII and the rise of the postwar Information Age.
What is an original mini poster? They range from the hand-tipped miniature posters released in specialty journals and portfolios, to the common halftone images considered ephemera, to the fine art lithographs by Mourlot in France who printed the posters of Picasso, Chagall, Miro, Matisse & more in miniature.
This is an original 1931 photogravure of the Cathedral of San Pedro in Le—n, Nicaragua. Period Paper is pleased to offer an exceptional collection of historic original photogravures of the... View full product details
This is an original 1927 black and white print ad for The Rumford Press, printers of magazines at Concord, New Hampshire.CONDITIONThis 85+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++.... View full product details
This is an original 1883 color chromolithograph of broken orange pottery pieces from ancient Aztec cities. Orange pottery was distinctive of the area in that time. CONDITIONThis 128+ year old... View full product details