Brochure, New York American: The Way to Reach the Moderns, 1920s
This is a Brochure.
This promotional brochure for the daily newspaper the New York American appealed to business owners seeking advertising space. The paper claimed that by advertising in its pages a client would “reach the moderns,” pictured here as a fashionable couple silhouetted against a gleaming skyscraper skyline.
It is credited
Smithsonian Libraries, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Library, F128.5 .N499 1920, Gift of George R. Kravis II.
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Its dimensions are
H x W: 28 × 22 cm (11 in. × 8 11/16 in.)
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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.