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    Charles Gates Sheldon (1889-1960) Original Advertising Illustration (1910-1915). A rare advertising image by Charles Sheldon from the early 1900s, promoting safety in the home -- Pyrene was a brand of fire extinguisher. Executed in charcoal on thin board, it measures approximately 17 x 20 and is signed lower left. Also included with this lot is a photo of the models from Sheldon's personal photo reference library. There are several breaks in the fragile board but, with the exception of one on the woman's left shoulder, they are confined to the outer edges. Careful tape repairs have been made on each break on the back of the board, and the overall appearance is unaffected.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2003
    6th-10th Thursday-Monday
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