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    Greyhound Bus Travel Poster (1960s). Full-Bleed Poster (28" X 38") "Winter Bewitches."
    Artist Rod Ruth (1912-1987) was raised near Lake Michigan, which engrained in him a lifelong love of nature and wildlife. He began his career as an illustrator for Chicago based magazines (1940-1951). Ruth further honed his skills over the next several decades in the field of advertising and children's books, drawing the comic strip "The Toodles" from 1941-1958, and travel posters for Greyhound. The artist is perhaps best known for his work on the 1972 book Album of Dinosaurs. This original Greyhound poster from the 1960s was an excellent vehicle for his talents, with twinkling snowflakes fluttering around a sylphic ice skater as she gracefully etches her way through a dreamy winterscape. Rolled, Near Mint/Mint.


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