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    Hoyt's A Midnight Bell (Strobridge Litho Co., 1896). Poster (28" X 40").
    American playwright Charles Hale Hoyt worked primarily on plays that emphasized characters taken from everyday experiences of ordinary people. Many of his works were successful, including A Trip to Chinatown, which held a record performance run. This gorgeous stone litho poster produced by the well known Strobridge Litho Company is from one of his later works, and features a delightful image of school children gleefully throwing snowballs at a member of the school committee. Offered for the first time through Heritage, this playful poster had chipping and tears in the borders. Two of the tears extend into the background, and one coming from the top border into the title. Restoration has addressed these issues, and the borders have been airbrushed. Fine+ on Linen.


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    March, 2014
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