The following prints by American Art Nouveau illustrator and artist William H. Bradley joined the collection in 1979. Nicknamed the “Dean of American Designers” by the Saturday Evening Post, Bradley was the highest paid American artist of the early 20th century. (source)
The Chap Book, Thanksgiving No., 1895
The Chap-Book was a literary journal published in Chicago between 1894-1898.
Christmas, Harper’s Bazaar, 1895
Poster for Springfield Bicycle Club Tournament, Sep. 1985
Lithographic Poster for Narcoticure, ca. 1895
This amazing poster illustrates “Narcoticure,” a product made by the Narcoti Chemical Company of Springfield, MA, meant to cure “the tobacco habit.”
Untitled, from The Echo, ca. 1895
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