1926 Ad Johns Manville Asbestos Shingles Roof Castle Construction Fortress HB2


This is an original 1926 color print ad for the Johns-Manville Asbestos Shingles from Johns-Manville Incorporated located at 292 Madison Avenue, and 41st Street, New York City.


This 85+ 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 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)

This piece was illustrated by Helck, Clarence Peter. Artist signature in print - top left of image.

Clarence Peter Helck

(1893-1988) Peter Helck was a renowned magazine illustrator, with his greatest success occurring between the 1920s and 1940s. Helck composed mostly industrial or automotive scenes, with many popular Advertising clients such as General Electric, Chevrolet, and Mack Trucks, among others. He was the founder of Automotive Fine Arts Society and named the Dean of American Automotive Illustrators of the 20th Century.

Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, construction material, building, roofing

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