Boxed set of six (6) note cards - Matson Lines Menu Covers by Eugene Savage printed on Note Cards.
Eugene Savage (1883-1978), born in Covington, Indiana, was an American painter and sculptor known for his murals under the WPA. In 1915, he studied at the Chicago Art Institute, and then at the American Academy in Rome. Later he received a BA and MA in Fine Arts from Yale University and taught at the Yale School of Art and Architecture for 28 years. Savage was commissioned in 1937 by Matson Lines to paint nine Hawaiian-themed murals in Hawai’i. They were completed in 1940, but never installed due to WW2. In 1948, lithographs based on these murals were used as menu covers on Matson's flagship, SS Lurline. These are iconic symbols of Hawai’i from that era. We have compiled these images into a set of six note cards ... not better way to say "Aloha ... Welcome to Hawai'i."
The note cards are blank inside so you can write whatever greeting comes to mind. These are printed by us and are A2 size ... 4-1/4" x 5-1/2".
Hawaiian Matson Lines Menu Note Cards Eugene Savage Boxed Set of 6 Note Cards
We love to use vintage images, as well as our own photography and artwork in our paper lines. We hope you will enjoy these products as much as we enjoy creating them.
These note cards are 4-1/4" x 5-1/2", are blank inside and come with envelopes in a cello topped box. All images are copyright Bob Bortfeld 2018. Designed and printed in San Jose, California.