1923 Print N. J. Nelson Chicago Interior Decorator Co. - ORIGINAL CP1


N. J. Nelson, President, W. P. Nelson Company, Interior Decorators.

This is an original 1923 black and white print of N. J. Nelson whose company decorated the Roosevelt Theatre Building, the Belden Hotel and the Chicago Beach Hotel Addition. His interests included golf and he was a member of the C.A.A., and the South Shore and Edgewater Country Clubs.

Period Paper has obtained an unusual collection of prints with character sketches of Chicago movers and shakers from the 1920's. These men (yes, they are all male) were active in the business, industrial, and professional life of the city, and they are depicted here in a cartoon-style format with an illustrative and humorous verse by J. P. McEvoy.


This 88+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No aging. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print; Black & White / Grayscale
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.5 x 12 inches; 22 x 30 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)