This is an original 1934 color print ad for Kleerfect, the perfect printing paper from the Kimberly-Clark Corporation of Neenah, Wisconsin. The ad has a wonderful illustration of the French sailing ship Languedoc which in 1778 had a printing press aboard.
This 77+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No aging. No creases. No tears. No water damage. Very well preserved.
This piece was illustrated by Klep, Rolf. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.
Rolf Klep (1904-1981) studied at the University of Oregon and eventually founded the Rolf and Alice Klep Collection at the school. Klep worked for Fortune magazine starting in 1935, and also provided artwork for Life magazine and Collier's. Klep founded the Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria, Oregon.
Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising
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Type: Original Print Ad