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1928 Ad GARGOYLE Vacuum Oil Joseph Pennell River Work - ORIGINAL GAS1

1928 Ad GARGOYLE Vacuum Oil Joseph Pennell River Work - ORIGINAL GAS1

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This is an original 1928 two-color print ad from the Vacuum Oil Company for Gargoyle Lubricating Oils for plant lubrication. The ad includes a wonderful illustration of "The River of Work," a drawing by artist Joseph Pennell.


This 83+ year old Item is rated Very Fine. No aging. No creases. No tears. There is some very light wrinkling throughout.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Other
  • Grade: Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 13.5 inches; 27 x 34 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 Pennell, Joseph.

Pennell, Joseph

Joseph Pennell (July 4, 1857 Ð April 23, 1926) Pennell was an American artist and author. He was born in Philadelphia where he studied until graduation and then went to Europe and made his home in London. He produced many books, but was well known for his etching and illustration talents. He taught at the Slade School of Art, but did work for America throughout his career; most notably a poster for the fourth Liberty Loans campaign where Lady Liberty and New York were in flames and under attack.

Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising

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