Gallery The Burning Question / Reefer Madness Cautionary Film Poster
The Burning Question / Reefer Madness Cautionary Film Poster
3-sheet (40ʺ w x 78ʺ h), 2-color cautionary film poster design. This design is divided into two sections corresponding to upper and lower woodcuts to complete the design. The lower two-thirds of the design incorporates a portrait-oriented 2-sheet cut (40ʺ w x 52ʺ h) for the Red ink layer and a 2-sheet cut of the same dimensions for the Key (black) ink layer. The remaining top third of the design, (extending from the text "...of debauchery" to the top of red background of the poster), is a landscape oriented single sheet (26ʺ h x 40ʺ w), consisting of a Red ink layer cut only - note that upper third of this design does not contain Key (black ink) graphic elements.
The detail view of the Red woodcut below shows the two cuts placed together to form the red ink layer design.
Please note: the "Buy" link below leads to the smaller (13ʺ w x 19ʺ h) widow card print version of this design, also printed from original woodcuts in the Hamilton Enquire woodcut collection.
Digital reproduction of new restrike print (pictured) produced Summer, 2020
from the Enquirer Collection, acquired 2015.
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