The Century August, Midsummer Holiday Number
Date: 1897
Medium: Commercial lithograph
Dimensions: composition: 18 3/8 × 11 15/16 in. (46.7 × 30.3 cm) sheet: 19 3/4 × 13 7/16 in. (50.2 × 34.1 cm)
Illustration Citation: Advertising poster for The Century, August 1897. Les Maitres de l'Affiche, 1898, plate 123
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. J. Marshall Cole, 1973
Object Number: 1973-54
About: This design won second prize in The Century's 1897 Midsummer poster contest. The first prize went to J. C. Leyendecker because he held to the rules using only three colors in his poster. Parrish used a lavish five colors for this poster.
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