1931 Cover Benjamin Franklin Literary Digest Sedan Chair Dress Costume J YLD6


Please note this is the cover only.

This is an original 1931 color cover for the August 8th issue of the Literary Digest, featuring "Dr. Franklin's Sedan Chair, 1787" by J. L. G. Ferris.


This 81+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.5 x 11.75 inches; 22 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)

Period Paper is please to offer a collection of color covers from the Literary Digest ranging from 1918 to 1934 during the Great Depression. Each cover is a work of work, and many depict famous events in the history of the United States.

This piece was illustrated by Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.

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