[Mock-up for "Progress"]

[Mock-up for "Progress"]

Ephemera

Ernst Halberstadt

American, b. Germany, 1910–1987

[Mock-up for "Progress"]

1950
Gelatin silver prints, pencil and acrylic [?]
Overall: 28 × 71.2 × 0.2 cm (11 × 28 1/16 × 1/16 in.)
Gift of David Halberstadt
2010.1223.0013
Inscriptions recto (pencil): PROGRESS / NOT BY [underlined] ACCIDENT BUT / BY DEMOCRACY [underlined] / SYMPATHETIC LEGISLATORS / were responsible for / progressive laws. / [texts in square] do your part [?] / Register and Vote / Become Informed. / TODAY / FLOP [arrow] / modern / school / yard / ? [?] / [accompanying cutout photograph] 1910 / [accompanying cutout photograph] 1840
(ink): © Ernst Halberstadt
verso (printed in blue): garrison / Extra Fine / ILLUSTRATION BOARD / For pen, pencil and water color / 20x30 E. J. ARDON CO. [underlined] 30x40 / Boston, Mass. [printed twice]
(pencil): Progress
(ink): return to / E. Halberstadt / 32 Hawley St / Boston 10 Mass

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