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1900 Ad India Refining Ko-Nut Vegetable Fat Baking Girl Chef Artist Ernest LHJ4

1900 Ad India Refining Ko-Nut Vegetable Fat Baking Girl Chef Artist Ernest LHJ4

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This is a small original 1900 black and white print ad for the India Refining Company of the Drexel Building in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This ad features their Ko-Nut sterilized vegetable fat for cooking, baking, shortening, and frying.

CONDITION

This 111+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.25 x 3.5 inches; 6 x 9 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Baker, Ernest Hamlin. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Ernest Hamlin Baker

Ernest Hamlin Baker (1889-1975) was born in Rhode Island. He was a self-taught illustrator and was famous for his painting of George Marshall. He attended Colgate College and was soon commissioned to create artwork for Fortune. He created eleven Fortune Magazine covers from 1929 to 1941, as well as several portraits, and over 300 covers for Time Magazine. During the Great Depression, he worked on several Public Works of Art (PWAP) projects. A mural painted during this time at the Wakefield, Rhode Island post office, now hangs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, cook, bake, fry, girl, kitchen, apron, chef, barrel, spoon, scoop, ingredient, art, culinary

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