This is an original 1925 color print ad for the Russwin Hardware from Russel and Erwin Manufacturing Company located in New Britain, Connecticut. This ad features an illustration of the residence of Senator Walter E. Edge located at Ventnor City, New Jersey by the architect H. A. Stout; and the Bonaventure Arms Apartment located in Atlanta, Georgia by the architect Raymond C. Snow and Company; and the residence of Eduardo Giorgetti Santurce located in San Juan, Puerto Rico, by the architect Antonin Nichodoma.
This 86+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Color
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 8.75 x 11.75 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)
This piece was illustrated by Hare, J. Knowles. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.
John Knowles Hare
(1884-1947) John Knowles Hare was born in Montclair, New Jersey. He was known for his illustrations of pretty young women and he did many of these illustrations for the covers of The Saturday Evening Post and The Country Gentleman magazines.
Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, door knob, household, home, building, architecture, home improvement