John Fiske's Old Virginia, advertising poster for The Atlantic Monthly, Decmeber 1895
Date: 1895
Medium: Commercial lithograph
Dimensions: sheet: 16 5/16 × 12 3/8 in. (41.4 × 31.4 cm)
Illustration Citation: Advertising poster for The Atlantic Monthly, December 1895 Les Affiches Étrangères, p. 140
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. J. Marshall Cole, 1973
Object Number: 1973-37
About: John Fiske's Old Virginia was a narrative about eighteenth-century Virginia. James Montgomery Flagg was still a student at the Art Students League of New York when he received the poster commission. He would later study in London and Paris, returning in 1900 to begin his long career illustrating books, magazine covers, political and humorous cartoons, and advertisements.
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