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Easter Puck, 1899

Entitled: "Easter Puck". Chromolithograph shows a young messenger boy asking a fashionably dressed young woman to sign for the delivery of her Easter bonnet." Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoons, caricatures and political satire of the issues of the day. It was published from 1871 until 1918. It was the first magazine to carry illustrated advertising and the first to successfully adopt full-color lithography printing for a weekly publication. An Easter bonnet is a type of hat that women and girls wear to Easter services, and in the Easter parade following it. Ladies purchased new and elaborate designs for particular church services, and in the case of Easter, taking the opportunity of the end of Lent to buy luxury items. Now, in a more casual society, Easter Bonnets are becoming harder to find, as fewer and fewer women bother with the tradition. Illustrated by Frank Arthur Nankivell for Puck and published by Keppler & Schwarzmann, April 5, 1899.

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10 x 14 inches / 26 x 36 cm

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