J373 EDISON – PASTIME MOVING PICTURE SHOW

$800.00

Anon, each 20×28″, ca. 1903-04

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Pair of color woodcut postersThis pair is archeologically early in the history of film. The first shows a female drum major, with the text, “The Leader of Them All – Moving Pictures Always Something New”. The companion image advertises the Pastime Moving Picture show, “The Moving Pictures Are Given With the Latest Edison Fireproof Kinescope – The Motion Picture Subjects Have Been Selected With the View to Giving an Interesting and Amusing Entertainment. Don’t Fail to See the Great Fight Picture…” and shows a delightful image of two bathing beauties on a sea swept rock in front of Atlantic City-like resort. Both are extremely fresh and near-mint on linen. The rare pair cheap at: