1951 CCA Franklin Watkins Henry George Progress Print - ORIGINAL CCA1

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"Henry George (Progress and Poverty, 1879)," by Franklin Watkins.

This is an original 1951 color print of advertising art for the Container Corporation of America by American artist, Franklin Chenault Watkins, (1894-1972).

Period Paper is pleased to offer an exclusive collection of color prints of advertising art designed by leading artists for the Container Corporation of America (CCA). Items from this collection, "Great Ideas of Western Man Series," feature symbolic representations of some of the world's most famous thinkers and their ideas. (Please note that these are color prints --not pages removed from journals. There is no printing on the reverse.)

The Container Corporation of America, which manufactured paper boxes and containers, strongly influenced advertising art from the 1930's and beyond. Using innovative graphic designers and modern artists, Container Corporation of America advertising focussed on image rather than the product.

CONDITION

This 60+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No aging. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print; Full Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 11 x 14 inches; 28 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)

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