1926 Print Ad Old English Gray Ware Tea Kettle Saucepan England Drink Beverage

005273_Westvaco_034

"Polly put the kettle on ... and we'll all have tea!"

This is an original 1926 print advertising illustration for Old English Gray Ware, courtesy of The Republic Stamping & Enameling Company.

Period Paper has obtained an unusual and scarce collection of printers' samples of vintage art and illustration advertising art from 1926. These splendid images are in very good condition and would look magnificent framed. The collection was published by The West Virginia Paper Company or Westvaco which was was established in 1888 by William Luke along the Potomac River in what is now known as Luke, Maryland. In January 2002 Westvaco merged with the Mead Corporation to form MeadWestvaco.

CONDITION

This 85+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No aging. No creases. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print; Grayscale
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 12 inches; 23 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)

WESTVACOC26