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    Greyhound Bus Travel Poster (1960s). Full-Bleed Poster (28" X 38") "Summer is Fun."
    As part of the "Travel Greyhound" print campaign of the 1960s, the company commissioned artist Rod Ruth (1912-1987) to design a series of posters promoting their bus line throughout the four seasons. Heritage is pleased to present all four or these creations in the November Signature Auction: "Fall is Vivid," "Winter Bewitches," "Summer is Fun," and "Spring is Gay." Ruth's prodigious career included work as an illustrator for Chicago based magazines, corporate advertising campaigns, children's books, the comic strip "The Toodles" from 1941-1958, and perhaps his best known work, the 1972 book Album of Dinosaurs. This original 1960s poster by Ruth is alive with the sights of summertime on the water -- incessantly squawking gulls, gently listing sailboats in the bay, a nostalgic lighthouse, and a lone contemplative fisherman perched on a weather-beaten dock. There is a tiny bit of creasing at the bottom right. Rolled, Near Mint/Mint.


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    November, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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