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    Edgar Church Telephone Pioneers of America Commemorative Illustrated Verse Original Art (1967). Church's Denver-based design studio dealt often with the Bell Telephone Co. and generated many Yellow Pages advertisements in addition to employee-group illustrations. This celestial image accompanies T. Howard Boone's poem in honor of the 'phone company's line-building crewmen. The text is a paste-up from an electric typewriter -- unusual for Church, who oftener used hand-lettering or commercial typesetting. (Church also is known as the developer of the legendary Mile High Collection of first-generation comic books.) Ink, white watercolor, and crayon over graphite on Bristol board. Image area, 7" x 9.5". Moderate toning and adhesive staining. Very Good condition.

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