1929 Ad William M Prince Art Crisco Shortening Baking Kitchen Recipe Cookie YGH1

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This is an original two-page 1929 color print ad for Crisco vegetable oil shortening that features recipes for icebox cookies, ice cream wafers, rainy-day date sticks, Alice cookies, soft molasses cookies, and Grandmother's sugar cookies. The ad also features an illustration by William Meade Prince.

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CONDITION

This 84+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8 x 11.5 inches; 20 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)

Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of vintage advertisements, articles, covers, and prints from Good Housekeeping magazine during the end of the Roaring Twenties era. The collection depicts many of the personal and household luxuries that were part of American domestic life prior to the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and the Great Depression, including several Art Deco style illustrations of women's fashions from French and Parisian designers such as Agnès, Patou, and others. The collection also features several color prints of paintings by N.C. Wyeth and James "Jimmy" Swinnington. To continue browsing this intriguing collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph.

This piece was illustrated by Prince, William Meade. Artist signature in print - embedded in image.

William Meade Prince

William Meade Prince grew up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He reportedly could not choose between West Point, or architecture at Georgia Institute of Technology, so he settled it by going North to study art at the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts. Later, Prince returned to Chapel Hill where he built his own studio and stables and continued to do illustration. He was particularly noted for his Dodge Brothers car ads. For several years, Prince also taught illustration and figure drawing at the University of North Carolina and was head of the Art Department there from 1943-1946.

Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, Food, Dessert

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