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Celebrating Illustration, Design, Cartoon and Comic Art of the Mid-20th Century

More Summer Fun: We're Just Here for the Beer

Friday, June 29, 2012


When it came to beer advertising in the 1950s, it was a veritable Schlitzfest for famous illustrators! More than any other purveyor of suds, Schlitz ads were brimming with art by some of the biggest names in the business. Here are just a few examples...

Jan Balet
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Harry Fredman
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Haddon Sundblom
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(or if not Sunny himself, some of the talented artists of the Sundblom Circle)
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Austin Briggs
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Tom Hall

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Tran Mawicke
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Frederic (Fritz) Seibel
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... and finally, John Falter (Remember his cartoony Sanka coffee ads from the beginning of this week?)
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So, finishing where we started (sort of), let's go grab a cold one! Have a great weekend!

1 comment

  1. Muy bueno, genial, como todos tus artículos...

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