We have always considered and collected these commercial masks and helmets as industries tribal art. Examples can be elegant in their simplicity or bazaar and complex. They are always unique, suprising and filled with personality.
1900 Three-Sheet Theater Poster
This was an estate find and part of a beautiful collection of rare excellent turn of the century posters. They were hidden away for over a 100 years. This is a rare and impressive 3 sheet poster that is 7 foot tall. It make quite a statement. It's for a play named "The New Baby". We believe this magnificent and awe inspiring poster typifies the best of musical history and musical posters. Printed by the Russell & Morgan company|this ginormous (a very technical term) poster for what we think was a musical revue is a masterpiece – look at the golf bags! In excellent condition and full of color! The striking graphics and of illustrated art and quality of the stone litho make this impressive poster a real standout. 82 in.Hx41 in.Wx2 in.D $2,800