Human Nature Print

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  • HUMAN NATURE vintage poster print. An illustration from 1895 advertising a series of lectures by prominent New York phrenologist Professor W.G. Alexander which were to be held in Grant’s Concert Hall in Ottawa, Canada, from January 9th 1895. Admission was by silver coin not less than 10 cents, boys unaccompanied by their parents were charged 10 cents to insure (sic) attention and crying babies $4.50.

    Publicity for the lectures claimed: “All interested in advancement, will find in these lectures food for thought and inspiration to action. Parents will learn how to train and how not to train children. Young Men and Women will learn how to make success instead of failure in life.”

    Subjects to be covered included: “The Science of Human Nature; Success in Life; Social Fads and Fancies; Benefactors (Public and Private); Malefactors (Bad Heads); Training of Children; How to Read Character; The Laws of Health; Heads and Temperaments; Twin Evils; Love, Courtship and Marriage; Our Duty to our Children; Fashion and Maternity; Social Evils.”

    Free shipping Australia wide.

    Paper Stock:
    230gsm archival-pH neutral matte paper, perfect for prints of all sizes and easily framed.

    Framed Prints:

    Professionally framed prints ready to hang with a choice of flat black, white or natural oak frames 30mm in width. We use Shinkolite 3mm cast acrylic in our frames - it is lightweight, virtually unbreakable, has greater optical clarity than glass and provides your print with long term protection from harmful UV rays greatly reducing the risk of fading.

    Canvas Material:
    Our canvas is 400gsm artist quality, real polyester/cotton canvas with a 2:1 weave structure for highest print quality results. The water-resistant coating allows a wide colour gamut and extremely high colour densities. The canvas can be framed or stretched by your local framer.

    Our Story:
    Our images are professionally scanned and retouched from original sources in our collection of vintage journals, magazines, posters, newspapers and other ephemera from the 1850s to the 1970s.

    Our production and design staff are experts in image restoration and have many years' experience in the design and print industry.
  • Our prints and canvas artworks are available in a variety of sizes, framed or unframed.

    Sizes listed are actual image size.

    Finished framed print dimensions will be slightly larger to allow for the frame.

    Our unstretched canvas art includes an extra 60mm margin on each side to allow for gallery wrapping onto a timber frame.

  • FREE shipping Australia wide

    Unframed prints and unstretched canvas artworks are rolled and shipped in sturdy, sealed cardboard tubes.

    Framed prints are professionally packed in custom-made packaging.

    Standard delivery for unframed prints and unstretched canvas artwork is usually 5-7 business days. For framed prints please allow approx 2 weeks plus delivery time.

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