1940’s LARGE Vintage Clothing American Advertising
Poster by Jay Hyde Barnum
PRINTED BY: Printed in USA
AGE: c. 1940’s beautiful lithograph
Artist Bio: Jay Hyde Barnum 1888-1962 prolific graphic designer, poster artist, illustrator
CONDITION: A, Linen mounted, unfolded, beautiful!
Large Size: 38 x 50.5 inches
This is a very are and uncommon LARGE American antique advertising poster from the World War two, WWII, WW2 era and depicts a man in his very sharp tailored Hart Schaffner & Marx suit presumably looking at his enlistment papers a woman finds in the wastebasket. The H, S & M logo is printed in black on the right corner. He has a cig in hand, very handsome with a smiling recruitment officer in US military outfit behind, and tanks and factory outside the window.
Hart Schaffner Marx was founded in 1887 and incorporated in 1911, and is an American manufacturer of tailored menswear. The company produced uniforms for the military during World War II.
We found this biography or bio link on Jay Hyde Barnum, illustrator who lived in Silvermine, Connecticut CT: "Jay Hyde Barnum was born in 1888 in Geneva, Ohio. He attended the Cleveland Art School and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He also studied in Woodstock, New York with Bellows, Speicher and Kroll. He made his home in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. He was an author and illustrator of books for children and a commercial illustrator. The books he wrote and illustrated are The New Fire Engine, The Little Old Truck, and Motorcycle Dog; he also illustrated books by other authors. Many of his illustrations appeared in Life, Colliers and other well-known magazines. In the 1920s a house was built for him in the neighborhood of Silvermine, Connecticut. In 1947 he received honorable mention in the competition for the Caldecott Medal for his illustration of the book Boats on the River, by Marjorie Flack, also his wife"
A wonderful and rare original Art deco American Poster. The poster is archivally linen backed and ready for framing. We have never seen it before in our travels and only have this one, most likely one of the very few in existence.
Size: 38 x 50.5 inches
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