1937 Robinson Crusoe WPA era Vintage Children's Poster
PRINTED BY: C.R. Jackson Co. Distributors Kansas City, Missouri MO
CONDITION: A, Linen Mounted
NOTE: This 1930's incentive poster is a part of a smaller size series of posters, each with a different title and month. Printed in fine print below is C.R. Jackson Co. Distributors, Kansas City, Missouri, MO. The poster promotes Resourcefulness and depicts Robinson Crusoe walking on a beach seeing a human footprint in the sand, gun slung over his shoulder. The text reads: "Robinson Crusoe found his way out of all his difficulties, CAN YOU?".
Robinson Crusoe, a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published in 1719 and is often regarded as the first novel in English. Caruso spent 28 years on a remote tropical island near Venezuela, encountering Native Americans, captives, and mutineers before being rescued.
These thirties incentive posters were put out during the WPA Works Progress Administration years, and depression era in the U.S. to further the incentive of American children. It was first published in 1929 during the fall of Wall street, and then again in 1937. A great historical American piece during the FDR Franklin Roosevelt time period, and with an advertising byline so amazingly relevant today! Beautiful and ready for framing. We only have this one.
Size: 11.75 x 17.5 inches
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