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Elbert Hubbard of East Aurora, 1926 Felix Shay 41 Loose Pages of Cartoons and Sayings

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Elbert Hubbard of East Aurora, 1926 by Felix Shay is represented by 41 loose pages of cartoons and "wise sayings" showing anarchism, satire, socialism and current social and political issues. 

It is a good reminder that Hubbard was an icon of his times!

These black, white and orange pages of Elbert Hubbard satiric cartoons and sayings are perfect paper ephemera for all kinds of projects - collages, mixed media and multi media art, greeting cards, decoupage, wall decor, scrapbooking ... let your imagination soar!

The binding edges remain rough to allow you to keep their "weathered look"or you may trim them to suit your own ideas. The pages are printed on one side only.

Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915) was a writer and philosopher who described himself as an anarchist and socialist. He is generally associated with East Aurora, New York where he founded the Roycroft Artisan Community. He was also very influential in the Arts and Crafts Movement of that period. He and his wife died aboard the Lusitania which was sunk by a German submarine in 1915.

The drawings are printed on a sepia colored background. Each page measures 8-1/4 inches by 6" and is blank on the back.

They are in good vintage condition, with a bit of age discoloration and a few light stains in the margins. There are no tears beyond the obvious tearing of the page from a book.

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