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NASON, Ben (1915-?). Boston / Join the Jubilee. [1950]. Offset lithograph poster. 21 7/16 x 14 ¼”. Linen backed. Small expertly restored loss at lower right corner; touched-up losses and repaired tears. B+. A rare poster; no copies have been traced at auction or institutionally. This poster advertises the 1950 Boston Jubilee, a five-day festival sponsored by the Boston Chamber of Commerce aimed at “boosting” the city with pageantry, store sales, tours, concerts, and related events. The poster depicts a rocket ship in outer space, Shem Drowne’s famous grasshopper weathervane, and the Boston city seal. In the 1940s, Nason created a well-known series of posters for the New Haven Railroad, and all of Nason’s known poster work is concentrated to New England vacation and travel destinations.
 NASON, Ben (1915-?). Boston / Join the Jubilee. [1950]. Off...
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Minimum Bid: $350.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $750.00
Estimate: $700 - $900
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Saturday, January 29, 2022.
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