1921 Promotional Advertisement for Joel Chandler Harris's The Wren's Nest

1921 Promotional Advertisement for Joel Chandler Harris's The Wren's Nest

16” x 22” printed on bond paper, with red outline of the state of Georgia and image of Harris’s home The Wren’s Nest. Folded, with crease marks; loss to lower corner and a few small holes at lower fold; edgewear. Promotional Advertisement issued by The Georgia Railway & Power Co. (in newspaper format: The Empire State: Atlanta, GA., September 8, 1921). “Br’er Rabbit’s Playground. The Wren’s Nest at Snap Bean Farm. The Home of Joel Chandler Harris. On this veranda ‘mid bees and honeysuckle, Uncle Remus wrote the immortal story of Br’er Rabbit and the Tar Baby. Open to public 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. Take Whitehall Street car to Culberson Street. It’s Great to be a Georgian!” Harris, who died in 1908, was an editor at the Atlanta Constitution and is best known for his controversial Uncle Remus tales; his house is now a National Historic Landmark. An interesting and unrecorded example. Item #411

Price: $200.00

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