1902 Charming Vintage Art Nouveau Ad- Fetching Maiden Travels to the Land of the Flowers in Sixty-Six hours Via Rock Island Goden State Limited Trains!
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1902 Elegant Vintage Art Nouveau Ad- Fetching Maiden Travels to the Land of Flowers in Sixty-Six Hours Via Rock Island Golden State Limited Trains! Simply Lovely Original Vintage Art Nouveau/ Edwardian Era Ad taken from the pages of a Spring, 1902 issue of Harper's Weekly. Traveling west in the early days of the Edwardian Era often invoked comfort, luxury and the ultimate in sophitication. Rock Islan System boasts that it is now possible totravel to the Land of Flowers in Sixty-Six hours aboard the well-appointed and lavish Golden State Limited. California was viewed at the time- (just before the theatrical world invented Hollywood), as a world apart, filled with exotic flora and fauna, beautiful ocean views, and the delectable scent of flowers wafting through sparkling blue skies. Clear crisp clean and utterly fascinating it was the destination of par excellence for all manner of travelers. Here a lovely fashionable young maiden sporting dazzling white skirts, gets set to embark on her journey- thrilled to note that the new Golden State Limited offers observation cars, barber service and is lit and cooled by electricity! Beautiful simple graphic is a perfect example of the modern traveler- often female and unaccompanied as if to say that this Rock Island System is so clean, so modern and luxurious that only the finest of gentlemen would deign travel it's portals to California! Ad measures 7 x 11 overall condition is merely good- there is a slight browning at the top corner. A sublime example of Railway travel as is appeared just over a century ago. Will be lovely on display with any decor- or make a nice unique gift. All items at A Fine Madness Collectibles are guaranteed original Vintage, Antique Ads, Prints, Artwork, Postcards, Hollywood and Paper Ephemera- never reproductions or copies. You are buying from a seller and collector of over twenty years standing. Question? Feel free to contact me with any prior to purchasing. I welcome want lists- in my various travels you never know what I will run across! Now for the fine print! Shipping to be determined following the end of auction- insurance is included in the price of the first item- and afterwards mandatory for both buyer and seller protection. All items are shipped in padded envelopes , encased in mylar/plastic sleeves with cardboard backing for added protection. I prefer Paypal on-line payments and will also accept money orders and cashier's checks. I do ship internationally- through paypal on-line payments and money orders, cashier's checks drawn on American banks. Shipping costs vary contingent upon buyer location. I offer USPS and also Ups depending upon buyers choice. Most items that measure under 12 x16 can fit easily into a priority flat rate box for around $10.00 contingent upon weight. I do offer shipping discounts on multiple-item sales. If you are planning to purchase more than one item simply let me know- then I can send one invoice when you are through making your selections! Browsers Welcomed-Buyers Adored! Just a note- anyone who wishes to purchase delivery confirmation or a tracking number simply add $2.75 to the amount of any purchase. Keep an eye on the shop this month- many new, novel unique and fabulous items will be added!
A Fine Madness Collectibles
- West Hills, California
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Shipping:Negotiated with Seller
- Reference #
- Harper's Weekly
- Width: 10 inches
- Height: 7 inches
- Depth: 0 inch
- Weight: 0 pound
- Art Nouveau/ Edwardian