1940 Reconstruction Finance Corporation RFC Cartoon SET - ORIGINAL

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This is a set of five original 1940 black and white cartoons poking fun at the RFC (Reconstruction Finance Corporation), a U.S. government agency created in 1932 by the administration of Herbert Hoover to facilitate economic activity during the Depression by lending money.

Sizes: Image 1: 5" x 6" ; Image 2: 4.5" x 5 ; Image 3: 8.5" x 10.5"

CONDITION

This 71+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No aging. No creases. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Prints; Grayscale
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • 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 Freeman, Don. Artist signature in print - embedded in image.

Don Freeman

Don Freeman (1908-1978) was a painter and cartoonist best known for his children's book, Corduroy. He also published often in the New York Times and in the Herald Tribune. He often depicted showgirls, drunks, window washers and life in New York City.

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