This is an original 1926 halftone print of a poster advertising Paramount Pictures. Advertiser: Paramount Film Company. (Please note that there is printing on the reverse.)
Period Paper is pleased to offer a fascinating collection of original prints of some of the finest examples of advertising posters of the early 20th century. Although these prints are but a fraction of the size of the original poster, their powerful graphic designs combined with a succinct advertising message make them highly collectible pieces for the popular culture historian, the poster art collector, or for the person simply interested in the nostalgic appeal of these images.
This 85+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No aging. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
This piece was illustrated by Helck, Clarence Peter.
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.
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Type: Original Halftone Print