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The only surviving example of a 19-foot-wide promotional…



The only surviving example of a 19-foot-wide promotional billboard for Snow White, composed of 24 separate lithographed sheets which were then stitched together to make one large image.

Created in 1936 by illustrator Gustaf Tenggren this poster is due to be auctioned off towards the end of July.

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June 1914 cover of the American socialist magazine “The…



June 1914 cover of the American socialist magazine “The Masses”. The illustration by John Sloan depicts the Ludlow Massacre of April 20th, 1914, an incident in which the Colorado National Guard attacked a tent camp of 1,200 striking coal miners, killing thirty nine people including several women and children.

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Playing cards drawn by Slovenian artist and architect Boris…





















Playing cards drawn by Slovenian artist and architect Boris Kobe, a political prisoner at Allach, a sub-camp of Dachau, near Munich. Intended for use in the card game ‘Tarok’, these cards were most likely created after the liberation of the camp on April 22, 1945.

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Look out! Look out, boys! Clear the track! The witches are…









Look out! Look out, boys! Clear the track!

The witches are here! They’ve all come back!

They hanged them high,—No use! No use!

What cares a witch for a hangman’s noose?

They buried them deep, but they wouldn’t lie still,

For cats and witches are hard to kill;

They swore they shouldn’t and wouldn’t die,—

Books said they did, but they lie! they lie!

Illustrations from Oliver Wendell Holmes’The Broomstick Train; Or, The Return Of The Witches drawn by Howard Pyle, 1908.

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