Sale on canvas prints! Use code ABCXYZ at checkout for a special discount!

Collections

Shop for artwork based on themed collections. Each image may be purchased as a canvas print, framed print, metal print, and more! Every purchase comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.

Artwork

Each image may be purchased as a canvas print, framed print, metal print, and more! Every purchase comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.

About Woodson Savage

Woodson Savage I have collected advertising signs and related items for more than 40 years. It was only recently that I became attracted to cardboard streetcar advertising signs. Initially, it was the superb graphics that caught my attention but as I did more Internet research, I became fascinated with the history associated with the creation and use of these cards as well as with the companies, products, and services offered.

After retiring, I decided to write a book to help preserve some of these amazing streetcar card images before they succumb to the ages. This entire industry was founded on creating advertising cards that were simply used for a brief period of time and then simply scrapped or discarded after use. A lucky few cards ended up in someone’s scrapbook but the few remaining were left to the ravages of time in some attic or basement, nailed to the walls and used as insulation in early homes, and even used to level linoleum floors in a kitchen! As a result, some of these cards were not acquired in the best of condition. I photographed them and had the resulting photographs restored to their original condition. This photo restoration effort would not have been possible without the services of Linda C. Thomas… http://lindacthomas.weebly.com

Through this Fine Art America site, you can view some of the early history of our American Advertising History through these streetcar/trolley signs. Most of these signs date from the 1920's and 1930's. Enjoy a little history! Buy a sign of your favorite product/service or company.!