Dandy bowing to the hand of a woman. The word "Greetings" in top corner. 6 3/4 x 9". (Artists name in pencil on reverse & light crease near lower corner of paper) v.g. Helen McKie (1889-1957). Studied at Lambeth School of Art. She contributed illustrations to various magazines, created murals & produced artwork for Posters. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: ORIGINAL GREETING CARD DESIGN.
Descripción Estado de conservación: New. The Gay Collection, Original Story Cards. 9 Greeting Cards (3 each of 3 designs). Miss Dorothy's Dance Hall, The Coast is Queer, and The Trampy Steamer. Boxed. Box is 5.5 x 7.5 in size. Contains 9 cards and envelopes. Unused Condition. The Gay Collection, Original Story Cards. 9 Greeting Cards (3 each of 3 designs). Miss Dorothy's Dance Hall, The Coast is Queer, and The Trampy Steamer. Contains 9 cards and envelopes. Nº de ref. de la librería GY - OFLL2
Descripción London, 1970. Estado de conservación: Good. R A Wilkin Ilustrador. First Edition. This is an interesting archive, being a collection of the original artwork designs for over 100 Christmas and Greetings cards by the artist R. A. Wilkin, formerly of Cheviot Road, West Norwood, London, Telephone Gipsy Hill 6044. the cards are not dated, but the artist had a four digit telephone number which possibly dates the artwork to the 1970s, the collection consists of One Hundred and Sixteen fully painted original cards, plus another seven which are just pencil sketches, and a further two that are damaged, the artwork for the cards is brightly coloured, often garish, but very typical of the period, many of the pieces have the artists address stamp on the rear. A very nice good size archive of original designs and artwork for the British greetings cards industry, probably dating to the 1970s , the collection is fairly heavy and will cost more to ship than the basic standard quote, please enquire for the rates to your country. Nº de ref. de la librería 001514
Descripción An original ink and water-colour design for Jessie King and E.A. Taylor's Christmas greeting card. 9cm x 12cm. On the back of the card is an alternative design sketched in black ink. In very good condition, small pin puncture to one corner and light mark to lower left hand side. No fading to the water-colour. The design with features an elfin figure in a bluebell wood is reminiscent of the designs that Jessie painted on pottery of the same era. "Greetings cards were always treated with great importance at Greengate. In 1929 Jessie had designed the first in a long series of Christmas and New Year cards for their own use." [Colin White, The Enchanted World of Jessie M. King] This drawing for the 1949 card was to be one of her final card designs, as in July of that year Jessie suffered from a heart attack and died on 3rd August. Nº de ref. de la librería 31854