RIT Digital Archive

Edward Penfield Posters

RIT Digital Archive

Edward Penfield Posters

 

The Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection in the RIT Library contains examples of posters by the American artist Edward Penfield, 1866-1925. The posters were created for Harper's Magazine and date from 1896 to 1899.

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  • Penfield, Edward (Harper and Brothers, 1897)
    Poster for Harper's June 1897 issue. Commercial lithograph. The poster depicts an outdoor grassy expanse with a woman in gown and hat reading a book while walking toward a wooden rocker. With her is a small spotted dog ...
  • Penfield, Edward (Harper and Brothers, 1896)
    Poster for Harper's July 1896 issue. The poster depicts a standing woman in a blue patterned dress and flowered hat holding a closed parasol.
  • Penfield, Edward (Harper and Brothers, 1897)
    Poster for George Du Maurier's novel "The Martian", published by Harper & Brothers in 1897. The poster depicts a bearded man leaning out of a window, looking at the sky while raising his arms.
  • Penfield, Edward (Harper and Brothers, 1898)
    The poster depicts a woman in hat (on left) facing contents information. On Cover: Roden's Corner / a novel by Henry Seton Merriman, illustrated by T. de Thulstrup -- A group of players / by Laurence Hutton, with unpublished ...
  • Penfield, Edward (Harper and Brothers, 1898)
    Poster for Harper's 1898 February issue. The poster depicts a seated man in profile holding book. A black and white cat in profile faces outward. There is a calendar page for February on wall behind the man.