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Grouping of two (2) 20th century pulp fiction illustrations, including G. W. Peters, Alva Rogers, and one (1) science fiction painting by Debbie Hughes, 3 items total. 1st item: G. W. Peters (American, 1855-1955) watercolor, gouache, and charcoal on board nighttime city scene titled "Witchon a Trolley Car," depicting a witch and a black cat riding an early 20th century cable car rod as she would a broom, while passengers riding in the car below seem unaware of her presence. Signed "G.W. Peters" lower right. Unframed. 18 1/4" H x 23 3/8" W. Early 20th century. 2nd item: Alva Rogers (American, b. 1923) pen and ink on board drawing, depicting several people running away from a large, grotesque monster inCyclopean masonry stone ruins, possibly a scene from The Call of Cthulhu by H. P. Lovecraft, originally published in 1926. Signed "Alva Rogers" lower left. Pink sticker reading "Science Fiction" en verso. Unframed. 15 1/2" H x 12 5/8" W. Mid 20th century. 3rd item: Debbie Hughes (American, b. 1958) acrylic on board painting titled "Solid State II: The Cobra's Tomb", 1989. Depicts an exotic woman standing against a red background of faces. Signed and dated bottom right. Housed under glass in metal frame. Sight – 29 1/2" H x 18 1/2" W. Framed – 34 1/4" H x 23 1/4" W. Late 20th century. Note: Hughes began illustrating in the early 1980s, creating published works for magazines and book covers, collectible game cards, and digital games. She has worked with book publishers and magazines including Easton Press, Baen Books, and Science Fiction Age magazine, and completed digital work for companies such as Cyberflix and The Learning Company. Her work typically consists of science fiction and fantasy related subject matter, rendered in acrylic or oil with occasional use of an air brush. Hughes was recently inducted into National Association of Women Artists and is featured in the book Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists of the Twentieth Century: A Biographical Dictionary. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with areas of loss, largest 2 1/4", edges of board. 2nd item: Overall good condition with toning. Pinprick holes, areas of loss, largest 7/8", edges of board. 3rd item: Overall good condition. Minor scuffs to mat and glass.