Giant No. 4 — The Explosive
From St. Nicholas Magazine, 1911.
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.
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.
A boy rides the back of a djinn, watercolour by Spanish artist and illustrator José Segrelles.
From Atomique secours, France, 1953.