NO REASONABLE OFFERS REFUSED ON 6900 OTHER ITEMS! Original Vintage Illustration from Puck Magazine.
Framed Size: 21-1/2" x 18-1/4". Image Size: 11-3/4" x 8-1/2". Circa late 1800s to early 1900s. Condition: Paper has some signs of age, but appears to be in great condition. International (and HI, AK) buyers will be notified if cost via invoice.
Puck was the first successful humor magazine in the United States of colorful cartoons, caricatures and political satire of the issues of the day. It was published from 1871 until 1918.A collection of Puck cartoons dating from 1879 to 1903 is maintained by the Special Collections Research Center of The George Washington University. The weekly magazine was founded by Joseph Ferdinand Keppler in St. It began publishing English and German language editions in March 1871. Five years later, the German edition of Puck moved to New York City, where the first magazine was published on September 27, 1876. The English language edition soon followed on March 14, 1877.
The publication lasted two more years; the final edition was distributed September 5, 1918. A typical 32-page issue contained a full-color political cartoon on the front cover and a color non-political cartoon or comic strip on the back cover. There was always a double-page color centerfold, usually on a political topic.There were numerous black-and-white cartoons used to illustrate humorous anecdotes. A page of editorials commented on the issues of the day, and the last few pages were devoted to advertisements. The item "Puck Magazine Hook and Ladder Original Vintage Illustration with New Frame" is in sale since Tuesday, January 31, 2017.
This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "american_design_ltd" and is located in Aurora, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.