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Guide to the Art Poster File
ca. 1890-1910
 PR55-1

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© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by N-YHS staff; database migrated to Archivist Toolkit by Jennifer Gargiulo, 2016

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on July 06, 2016
Finding aid written in English.

Scope and Contents Note

The Art Posters File consists of approximately 612 striking prints used to advertise magazines, books, and newspapers. Notable artists include Edward Penfied and Joseph J. Gould. Art Posters make up Series I of a larger Poster File (PR 055) held by the Department of Prints, Photographs and Architectural Collections.

Organization of the Collection

This collection is organized into the following three series:

  • Series I: Magazine and Journal Posters
  • Series II: Book Posters
  • Series III: Newspaper Posters