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Collection of ad illustrations and material from and by the artist George Ira Parrish, Jr. (Georgia, 1930 – 1992). Highlights include an original watercolor ad illustration with six different marketing scenes titled "Menu for Profit"; an ink drawing on wax paper depicting a Coca-Cola salesman conversing with a shop employee; two Coca-Cola watercolor illustrations, both titled "Menu for Profit", a total of three images; together with several salemen training tools including two brochures printed for a New York school, two printed for salesmen to use for their meetings, a Coca-Cola company Christmas card for employees dated 1952, two original Santa ad illustrations, four Samsonite Luggage ad illustrations, three printed Coca-Cola sports ads, and numerous black and white clip art advertising photos. Provenance: From the personal collection of George Parrish, Jr. Mr. Parrish worked as a commercial artist and illustrator and did commercial work for several major companies including Coca-Cola, Merita Bread and Samsonite. He also worked in oils, line drawing, watercolor, historical realism, caricature and print media. Parrish is best known for his historical works. Born in Georgia in 1930, he lived most of his life in Georgia and graduated from Georgia Southern College. Parrish studied with Norman Rockwell. (Source: Rochester Institute of Technology). Condition: Some grime and damage to original ad art, not affecting images.