DescriptionCharles Dana Gibson Typed Letter Signed, with Additional Suggestive Inscription. Dated April 3, 1918. Addressed to "My Dear Mrs. Tilton" on "Division of Pictorial Publicity" letterhead. One page, measuring approximately 8 x 10.5 inches, matted and mounted to foam core backing. An otherwise formal letter, signed in ink by Gibson with the inscription: "This letter doesn't look at / all the way I feel about / you." Light toning and thumbsoiling, with three horizontal folding creases. Very good. From the collection of Judith Adelman.
Charles Dana Gibson (September 14, 1867 - December 23, 1944) - American graphic artist, best known for his creation of the Gibson Girl, an iconic representation of the beautiful and independent American woman at the turn of the twentieth-century. At the time of this letter, Gibson was involved in the creation of World War I recruitment posters, serving as Chairman for the Committee on Public Information: Division of Pictorial Publicity.
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