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Archie Gunn
How Those Girls Love One Another

1894

$1,850Asking Price

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This is a large format and racy (for the times) Victorian cover illustration for the long-running weekly periodical Truth Magazine. Created by illustrator Archie Gunn, this appeared as the cover for the January 13, 1894 edition with a title of "How Those Girls Love One Another". Two girlfriends are pictured casually sitting in a parlor setting with additional interior story text on the cover that reads: Clara - "Charlie Spooner called on me last night, and tried so hard to kiss me, but I wouldn't let him", Maude - "Was He Angry" Clara - "Very, he said he wished he had called on you." This is a large format watercolor and gouache painting on an illustration board it is matted but not framed. Illustration comes with a tear sheet of the published cover. This illustration comes from the collection of esteemed illustration art collector Norman Platnick. Matted dimensions: 24.5" x 29" Image dimensions: 17" x 22"

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