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Victor Bicycles, Overman Wheel Company

Artist:
William Henry Bradley (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1868–1962 La Mesa, California)
Publisher:
Overman Wheel Company (Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts)
Printer:
Arti Grafiche
Date:
1896
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 62 9/16 in. × 39 in. (158.9 × 99 cm) Image: 57 3/8 × 36 3/4 in. (145.8 × 93.4 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Posters
Credit Line:
Leonard A. Lauder Collection of American Posters, Gift of Leonard A. Lauder, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.1202.13
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in stone, upper center: 'VICTOR', lower center, below image: 'BICYCLES OVERMAN/ Wheel Company', below company name :'Boston, New York, Detroit, Denver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland, Ore., Agenti Generali Per l'Italia Ing. Ferrero, Gatto-Olivetti, Torino', lower center: 'IST. ITAL. D'Arti GRAFICHE--BERGAMO (Italia)'
Leonard A. Lauder; Donor: Leonard A. Lauder
Kiehl 110.35
Roberta Waddell Will Bradley: His Graphic Art, A collection of his posters, illustrations, typographic designs, and decorations. Clarence P. Hornung, 1974, cat. no. 23: same image used in a December 1895 adevertisement.

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. 35, p. 110, ill.



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