This is an original 1931 black and white print ad for Hitchings and Company, located in Elizabeth, New Jersey, featuring an illustration by H.R. Bishop of the Dupont Longwood Estate and its "Glassed-Over-Gardens" or greenhouses designed and constructed by Hitchings and Company.
This 80+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There appears to be very slight bleed through along the right and left margin between the designer gray bars framing the ad.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 10.25 x 13 inches; 26 x 33 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 Bishop, Horace Raymond. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Norman Tower, wood bock Vintage Advertising