Mar 21, 2013 - Sale 2308

Sale 2308 - Lot 524

Price Realized: $ 5,040
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(RELIGION.) BAKER, GEORGE 'FATHER DIVINE.' Peace. Why is there so much Disaster going through the land * The Abundance of the Fullness * Minds and Attention, Love and Devotion. One homemade sign, and two printed signs. The first 25-1/4 x 22 inches; made from over 200 carefully, hand cut, pasted and painted blue letters tipped on a piece of heavy white cardboard, with red silk in between each line, the whole outlined with white and red silk ribbon; in the center is a real photograph of Father and Mother Divine. , festooned with American flags. The second and third are printed with long quotes from Father Divine, with small photographic vignettes of Father Divine and Mother Divine. Np, circa 1940's

Additional Details

The first of these three posters is an obvious WWII period piece, reflecting the general feeling of good will and patriotism of the day; and entirely handmade, probably by one of his disciples. The other two are part of a number of posters in the same general vein, using the same format.