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.
“May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.”
(The planet Uranus, viewed from Saturn orbit)