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The Echo: Chicago's Humorous and Artistic Fortnightly

Artist:
William Henry Bradley (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1868–1962 La Mesa, California)
Printer:
Ralph Merriman Co. Press (American)
Publisher:
The Echo (Chicago)
Date:
1895
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 1/2 in. × 14 in. (57.1 × 35.5 cm) Image: 20 1/2 × 13 3/8 in. (52 × 33.9 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Posters
Credit Line:
Leonard A. Lauder Collection of American Posters, Gift of Leonard A. Lauder, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.1202.11
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered lower half of sheet: 'THE/ ECHO/ Chicago's/ Humorous and Artistic/ Fortnightly', lower right: 'RALPH MERRIMAN CO.'
Signed lower left: 'WILL H. BRADLEY'
Leonard A. Lauder; Donor: Leonard A. Lauder
Kiehl 106.19
Roberta Waddell Wong Will H. Bradley: American Artist & Craftsman (1868–1962) Ex. cat., June 16–July 31. 1972, cat. no. 24, fig. no. 2, ill.

Roberta Waddell "Will Bradley and the Poster" Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. n.s. vol. 30, no. 6, June-July 1972, fig. no. 3, pp. 294, 296-7.

Roberta Waddell Will Bradley: His Graphic Art, A collection of his posters, illustrations, typographic designs, and decorations. Clarence P. Hornung, 1974, cat. no. 15.

David W. Kiehl, Phillip Dennis Cate, Nancy Finlay American Art Posters of the 1890s in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, including the Leonard A. Lauder Collection. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1987, cat. no. 19, p. 106, ill.

Frederick R. Brandt, Robert Koch, Philip B. Meggs, M. Kathryn Shields Designed to Sell: Turn-of-the-Century American Posters in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. 1994, cat. no. 9, p. 53.



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