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Campbell Kids: A Souper Century

Campbell Kids A Souper Century First sketched by Gebbie Drayton in the Campbell Kids have endured for decades in everything from streetcar ads and magazine layouts to dolls and animated commercials The rosy cheeked cherub f

  • Title: Campbell Kids: A Souper Century
  • Author: Aric Chen Linas Alsenas
  • ISBN: 9780810950436
  • Page: 112
  • Format: Hardcover
  • First sketched by Gebbie Drayton in 1904, the Campbell Kids have endured for decades, in everything from streetcar ads and magazine layouts to dolls and animated commercials The rosy cheeked, cherub faced youngsters have grown with America, reflecting its cultural shifts and expressing its ideals and aspirations Charmingly innocent, plucky, and playful, they struck posesFirst sketched by Gebbie Drayton in 1904, the Campbell Kids have endured for decades, in everything from streetcar ads and magazine layouts to dolls and animated commercials The rosy cheeked, cherub faced youngsters have grown with America, reflecting its cultural shifts and expressing its ideals and aspirations Charmingly innocent, plucky, and playful, they struck poses as Rosie the Riveter during World War II and flower children wearing tie dye and holding peace signs in the 1960s They have promoted the Red Cross, inspired Americans to buy war bonds and conserve electricity, and even promoted children s self esteem.In the process, the Campbell Kids became than a trademark of Campbell s Soup they became true American icons, embodying goodness and wholesome living As the famous kids celebrate their 100th birthday, collectors of memorabilia and Americana will delight in this decade by decade trip through the lives of the Campbell Kids, the company they represented, and the country they came to symbolize AUTHOR BIO Aric Chen is a freelance writer in New York whose work has appeared in The New York Times, New York magazine, GQ, Elle, House Garden, and the book American Dream The Houses at Sagaponac.

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    1 thought on “Campbell Kids: A Souper Century

    1. This book has a lot of great history of the Campbell soup kid logos. The information is pretty strong. The art is great, but my problem is with the layout of the book. It's over designed. The writing and backgrounds clash with the art itself, making it difficult to look through.

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