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American Art Posters 1890-1920 — A collection of the Boston Public Library

An amazing collection of vintage American Art Posters 1890-1920 from the Boston Public Library.

There are nearly 600 posters in this collection, below is just a sampling.
Most are lithographs but there are some linocuts also.

You can see echoes of Toulouse-Lautrec and Maxfield Parrish amongst others.

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Below is an interesting example of different deployments of the same print,
where the publications added variable type.

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 American-Art-Posters-1890-1920-16

Below is a good example of a two color litho print, where the plate colors were changed
and variable type overprinted.

American-Art-Posters-1890-1920-14

American-Art-Posters-1890-1920-13

American-Art-Posters-1890-1920-12

American-Art-Posters-1890-1920-11

American-Art-Posters-1890-1920-10

American-Art-Posters-1890-1920-09

American-Art-Posters-1890-1920-08

American-Art-Posters-1890-1920-07

American-Art-Posters-1890-1920-05

American-Art-Posters-1890-1920-04

American-Art-Posters-1890-1920-03

American-Art-Posters-1890-1920-02

American-Art-Posters-1890-1920-01

American-Art-Posters-1890-1920-00

Source: Boston Public Library

 

Random prints of Kenichi Hoshine

Link to Kenichi Hoshine’s prints.

Link to Kenichi Hoshine’s paintings.

Selection of Illustrations and Prints by Colwyn Thomas

Ursula Hitz NYC Type Posters

Link to Ursula Hitz on seagull’s eye.

Stephen King Posters

Link to Rocket Park Posters.

Random selection of Prints by Dave Kinsey

Link to Kinsey Visual online.

New Portraits by Shepard Fairey

Photo references by
Bobby Groosman – Debbie Harry
Kate Simon – Joe Strummer
Patrick McMullan – Keith Haring
Tamara Davis (video still) – Basquiat
Michael Tighe – Ali
Ed Perlstein – Iggy Pop

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