WESTERN WINCHESTER, 1955. Original Rabbit Hunting Poster by Weimer Pursell (1906-1974). Poster is an original rolled poster which we have linen backed and measures (28 x 40” / 71 x 102 cm). This original advertising hunting poster for Winchester rifles was copyrighted in 1955 as part of a series of 4 posters for the Olin Mathieson Chemical Corporation; each depicting an animal in its natural habitat; click here to see the Squirrel, Deer, Pheasant. This poster shows a rabbit escaping a hunter amid the snows of winter. Weimer Pursell was an American artist and graduate from the Chicago Art Institute and was a noted poster artist creating many designs for both the travel and advertising industries.
This original and rolled hunting poster is in excellent C8 – C9 condition with no blemishes or stains to the image and has been linen backed and is now ready for display.
Condition C9 – Sold $375 Linen Backed