Artist Joseph Christian Leyendecker, American, 1874-1951
Printer W. B. Orcutt Company, American
Publisher Century Company, American
Title
  • The Century
Date 1896
Medium commercial lithograph printed in color ink
Dimensions Sheet: 21 1/4 × 15 7/8 inches (54 × 40.3 cm)
Credit Line Collection of The Detroit Institute of Arts
Accession Number 1989.172
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, upper center: THE AUGUST | CENTURY
Inscribed, upper right, aligned off the word CENTURY: MIDSUMMER | HOLIDAY NUMBER
Inscribed, left bottom margin: DESIGNED BY J. C. LEYENDECKER.
Inscribed, center bottom margin: FIRST PRIZE, CENTURY POSTER CONTEST. | COPYRIGHT, 1896, BY THE CENTURY CO. ELIHU VEDDER, | F. HOPKINSON SMITH, | HENRY J. HARDENBERGH, | JUDGES
Inscribed, right bottom margin: PRINTED FROM ALUMINUM BY W.B. ORCUTT COMPANY, N.Y.
1989-present, found in the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
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