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1901 Cover Life William H Walker Art NYC Street Car Trolley Cartoon YLF1

1901 Cover Life William H Walker Art NYC Street Car Trolley Cartoon YLF1

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Please note that this is a cover only!

This is an original 1901 monochrome cover for Life magazine, August 15, 1901, that featured a cartoon by William H. Walker that humorously depicted a New York streetcar with a line of text below that reads, "unsafe for cattle, but good enough for humans".


This 111+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Monochrome
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.25 x 10.75 inches; 21 x 27 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)

Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of antique advertisements, covers, and artwork from 1901-1906 from Life magazine. Including illustrations from Victorian and Edwardian era artists such as; Charles Dana Gibson, Bayard Jones, William H. Walker, James Montgomery Flagg, W.B. King, and William Balfour Ker. To continue browsing this unique collection, simply click the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Walker, William H. Artist signature in print - embedded in image.

Keywords specific to this image: Transportation, Funny

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