Sunday 25 December 2011

designer loves art...Denver Gillen & Robert May...131

Merry Christmas everyone, last year we talked about santa, so lets talk about another loved Christmas character.:

this is Denver Gillen  & Robert May

" You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, 
Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen., 
But do you recall? 
The most famous reindeer of all?...."

Rudolph born in the USA was written by May and illustrated by Gillen, was first published in 1939 for Montgomery Ward during the great depression. although the song and the movie where don't afterwards, the first printings where quite popular. here are some of the original images.

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