Douglass Crockwell Illustrations


These are just a small portion of the ads that we have for sale. None of these are reproductions, all are original. Most of these are large ads, larger than our scanner bed. Therefore the view shown on the page may not completely show the ad. They are placed in a plastic bag with a cardboard backboard for protection. Please e-mail us with your specific interests.

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Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for Beer - America's Beverage of Moderation. This ad has a drawing done by Crockwell that is entitled "Planning the Vacation Trip" and is listed as Number 30 in the series "Home Life in America". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
June 13, 1949
Life magazine
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$6.00
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for Beer - America's Beverage of Moderation. This ad is called "Thanksgiving Dinner" and is listed as Number 49 in the series "Home Life in America". The ad features a lady setting glasses of beer on the dining room table as the people start to make their way toward the turkey laden island. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
November 20, 1950
Life magazine
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$6.00
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for America's Beverage of Moderation that is able to bring the concept of freedom and the thought of beer together. This ad, Number 51 in the series "Home Life in America" is drawn by Douglass Crockwell and is titled Winter Evening at Home. It shows a group of people gathered around a roaring fireplace sharing conversation, popcorn and glasses of beer. The caption on this ad says "In this friendly, freedom-loving land of ours - beer belongs...enjoy it!". It also mentions that Beer and Ale are "mealtime favorites".
January 29, 1951
Life magazine
1
$6.00
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Full color 10" x 13 1/2" ad for the Beer - America's Beverage of Moderation. There is a picture, drawn by Douglass Crockwell, of a Trailer Camp where everyone is getting together to share tall glasses of beer. It is a summer day and, under the awning of one of the trailers, sit two couples while another couple comes bearing gifts along the campground sidewalks. The painting is called Trailer Camp Friendships and is listed as "No. 79 in the series 'Home Life in America'".
April 1953
Woman's Home Companion
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$6.00
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for Beer - America's Beverage of Moderation. The ad has a drawing by Crockwell that is entitled An Evening of Cards and shows two couple enjoying an evening on a porch playing cards and drinking beer. This is called Number 98 in the series, "Home Life in America". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
August 23, 1954
Life magazine
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$6.00
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for Friskies Dog Food with a picture of a young, smiling boy lying asleep in his bed with his loyal Beagle tucked under the covers next to him. The ad headline says that this is the "End of a frisky day..." and that "Friskies provides up to twice the nourishment of low-quality dog foods". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 19, 1956
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for Friskies Canned Dog Food. The ad has his picture of a family of three (plus a dog) that are on vacation and have been stopped by a motorcycle policeman who has pulled beside the car and is busy writing a ticket. While he is intent on doing this their oversized Boxer has leaned out of the back window and is licking the officer's face. The ad headline assures us that "A frisky dog is a friendly dog...Meat-loving dogs love Friskies!". The text works on describing what this dog food contains and how good it really is. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
June 18, 1956
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for Friskies Canned Dog Food. There is a picture drawn by Douglass Crockwell that shows a living room whose floor is scattered with children's toys. In the middle of this is a sturdy white and brown dog who is being petted and played with by a young baby clad only in a diaper. The headline reminds us that "A little man's best friend deserves Friskies...Meat-loving dogs love Friskies!". The text talks about the value of Friskies by saying that "Dogs need Meat", claims this product "Fully nourishes" and that it provides a "Balanced diet". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
November 12, 1956
Life magazine
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$7.50
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Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for Friskies Canned Dog Food. This ad has a very appealing drawing by Douglass Crockwell that shows a little boy in a crib intently watching a Cocker Spaniel puppy being given his bowl of Friskies and beginning to eat before the bowl is fully on the floor. The headline says "Puppies 'dig in' when dinner is Friskies - the balanced diet meat-loving dogs love!". The text describes how tasty and good for dogs this product is and mentions, for variety, their Friskies Meal April 15, 1957
Life magazine
1
$7.50
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