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Johnnie Walker Delights, As Always, To Honour The Brave

Date circa 1921
Technique Etching
Price $1,650.00
Exhibitor Josef Lebovic Gallery
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Allan McNab (Brit./Amer., 1901-1982).

Johnnie Walker Delights, As Always, To Honour The Brave

c1921. Etching, artist and title in plate below image, 45.5 x 34cm. Repaired tears to right margin including platemark, paper remnants to lower portion, old mount burn.

Text reads “Grand civic welcome to those gallant heroes HM 19th Regiment of Foot (The Green Howards) on their return from foreign service. Allan Mac Nab [sic] fecit. Issued by John Walker & Sons Limited. Scotch whisky distillers, Kilmarnock [Scotland].”

Married to Dorothy Cumming, a silent film actress, artist and designer Allan McNab became the art director of Life magazine. He worked as design director for Norman Bel Geddes, and became the director of administration of the Art Institute of Chicago.

The Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales’ Own Yorkshire Regiment) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army. Ref: Wiki. Ref Item #CL184-116

Price (AUD): $1650