Mounted Print of Man blowing a Shofar, produced by Turner Manufacturing Co.

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Print of ink sketch depicting a man blowing a shofar; this print is mounted on plastic and framed inside of a wooden frame, painted black. 

This was decorative wall art manufactured by Turner Manufacturing Company (Chicago, IL).  The original artist is unknown. 

  • Mounted Print of Man blowing a Shofar, produced by Turner Manufacturing Co.
  • Mounted Print of Man blowing a Shofar, produced by Turner Manufacturing Co.

Identifer: CJF.2014.004.239

Medium
Paper;Inks;Wood;Paint

Topics
Miscellaneous Jewish Art

Collection
Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) Hillel Collection

Description
Decorative wall art manufactured by Turner Manufacturing Company.

The Turner Manufacturing Company was based in Chicago; it produced thousands of decorative fine art works in the space of over 30 years. The company went out of business in the 1970's, but its vast collection of ar prints continue to be purchased by people everywhere. The company secured copyrights to reproduce the art of prominent artists and they also hired unknown artists to produce original artwork under contract. Turner Wall Art was primarily sold in Department and Outlet stores. 

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