Heckman, Ruehl Frederick

1939

Aviation Advertising Dawn of a New Age Manhattan Sample Calendar

Dawn of a New Age

DESCRIPTION: Fine 1939 Art Deco sample calendar by artist Ruehl Heckman (1890-1942). This aviation-related calendar "Dawn of a New Age" shows a four-engine aircraft cruising above Manhattan as the sun breaks through the morning clouds to the east. The 'dawn' could be considered to be the end of the Great Depression which started with the stock market crash in October, 1929 and ended in the late 1930's.

This original calendar was printed by the Thomas D. Murphy Company of Red Oak, Iowa "The Birthplace of Art Calendars." With a single unmarked calendar sheet for January 1939. New York City.

Heckman had homes in Pasadena and Laguna Beach, California until 1942 when he died in an auto accident.

CREATOR: Heckman, Ruehl Frederick

PUBLICATION DATE: 1939

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: United States

BODY OF WATER: Hudson River

CONDITION: Very Good.  Best condition with no issues.

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PRICE: $215


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