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1934 Ad Metropolitan Life Insurance Tuberculosis Death - ORIGINAL FTT9

1934 Ad Metropolitan Life Insurance Tuberculosis Death - ORIGINAL FTT9

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This is an original 1934 Great Depression Era black and white print ad for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.

CONDITION

This 77+ year old Item is rated Near Mint. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 14 inches; 25 x 36 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 Flagg, James Montgomery. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

James Montgomery Flagg

James Montgomery Flagg (1877-1960) is perhaps best known for his iconic World War I recruitment poster, which featured a very serious Uncle Sam and the caption "I want YOU for U.S. army." Due to the costs of hiring a model, he ended up using his own face (with added age and goatee) for Uncle Sam. Beginning his career at the age of 12 when his work was featured in magazines such as LIFE, Flagg used his passion for art and comedy to create countless cartoons and illustrations which appeared in books, newspapers and advertising all over America.

Keywords specific to this image: James Montgomery Flagg, Frederick H Ecker, One Madison Avenue New York Vintage Advertising

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