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J. LeBrun Jenkins Collection: Advertisements

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Identifier: P0281

Title: J. LeBrun Jenkins Collection: Advertisements

Description: The J. LeBrun Jenkins Collection contains advertising cards and printing proofs of commercial advertisements made by Jenkins from 1900-1928. Jenkins (1876 - 1951) was taught art from early childhood by his step-father, Francois Regnault. From 1900-1930, Jenkins worked as a commercial artist for advertising agencies, the St. Louis Chronicle and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and the Gray-Adams Engraving Company. In 1901 he patented his Emblem Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis. He was the originator of the "supa-re-lief" or "third dimension" technique and painted murals in many private homes in St. Louis county. Subjects include: Gray-Adams Engraving Company; Southwestern Telephone News, 1922; J.W. Losse Progressive Tailoring; Koken Companies Beauty Shop Equipment; Sterling Magazine, August 1910; Missouri Pacific Iron Mountain; Calla Lily Self-Rising Flour; Dr. LeGear's Stock Powders; Sweet Rose Self-Rising Flour; ad for Wabash train to Chicago; Dr. LeGear's Poultry Prescription; Dr. LeGear's Stock Powders; Shining Success - Koken Shoe Polish; ad for Sandman train from Oklahoma City to Tulsa and Muskogee; cover of The Meyer Druggist magazine from March 1924, put out by Meyer Brothers Drug Company; ad on reverse of cover for Benderscheid Manufacturing Company; Francis, Brother and Company investment company; Merchant's Exchange of St. Louis; Staufer's Laundry Tablets.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1900 - 1928

Type(s): Advertising Cards, Proofs

Maker/Creator: J. LeBrun Jenkins

Subjects: Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.)


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