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1926 Ad Hotel Forrest Lake Hardware Russwin 340 Prospect Apt Milwaukee HB2

1926 Ad Hotel Forrest Lake Hardware Russwin 340 Prospect Apt Milwaukee HB2

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This is an excellent original 1926 color print ad for the Russwin Distinctive Hardware from Russell and Erwin Manufacturing Company located in New Britain, Connecticut. This ad features an illustration of the Hotel Forrest Lake located in Sanford, Florida, by the Architect E. J. Moughton; the Transportation Building located in Los Angeles, California by the Architect: Walker and Eisen; the Altoona City Hall located in Altoona, Pennsylvania, by the Architects Hersh and Shollar; the 340 Prospect Apartment Building located in Milwaukee Wisconsin, by the Architects: Peacock and Frank; and the Scottish Rite Cathedral located in Joplin, Missouri by the Architect Green and Hubbell.


This 85+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. 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 11.5 inches; 22 x 29 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 right 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, household, architecture, Alamo Design, door knob

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