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Charles Yray c.1925 Color Lithograph Poster for Pelican Cigarettes

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Charles Yray (French; 19th/20th century)
Pelican Cigarettes Poster, circa 1925
Color lithograph on paper

An Art Deco color lithograph poster for Pelican Cigarettes by French artist Charles Yray, created circa 1925. Advertising Virginia tobacco, this color work features a smoking pelican juxtaposed with a reverse silhouette of the pelican. The cigarettes are packaged in a can, which was a French export of the Roaring Twenties. The work is presented under glass with white matting, and housed in a black composite wood frame. A frame label is adhered to the verso.


- some foxing and smudge marks scattered throughout; small areas of ink loss scattered throughout poster; small spots of accretion scattered throughout poster; minor wrinkles scattered throughout poster; minor wear scattered throughout frame.


30.5" W x 40.25" H x 2.0" D

- measurement of frame; visible image measures approximately 23.25" W x 31" H; image size measures approximately 21" W x 29" H.

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