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    John Burroughs Screenics Educational Short (Educational, 1918). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Born in 1837, John Burroughs was an American naturalist and one of the original leaders of the conservation movement. Compared with Henry David Thoreau as one of the most important writers of nature essays, Burroughs was revered as "The Grand Old Man of Nature" by the turn of the twentieth century. His essays on his trips through the Catskill Mountains are still considered some of the best writing to focus on this intriguing area. In 1918, three years before Burroughs's death, producer C. L. Chester produced a short film about the famed writer and naturalist, which is the main subject of the attractive one sheet offered here. Prior to expert professional restoration, it had a piece missing in the bottom left border that extended into the image area, a piece missing in the bottom border, tears in all the borders, and some tearing in the image area. Now, however, it looks as good as new, a beautiful and unique piece that you'll be proud to display. Very Good on Linen.


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    November, 2009
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