I now have thirty two jello recipe books. Plus doubles. Yikes! The strange thing is that my Jello mania is a strong as ever. My heart skips a beat when I find a new book, or a better copy of one I already have.
I finally got a a good copy of this beauty. Notice how beautifully and delicately rendered the lace is, while the jello-y streaks in the back are so painterly and quick.
Jell-0 The Dainty Dessert. Cover. Not dated. PSAW ephemera collections.
Jell-o The Dainty Dessert, back cover. Not dated. PSAW ephemera collections.
Again, the contrast between the delicately rendered figure and the painterly wash background.
Jello For Dessert, Centerfold.Not dated. PSAW ephemera collections.
Jell-o Rhymes. Not dated. Illustrations by Lucille Patterson Marsh.PSAW ephemera collections.
Jell-o Rhymes. Illustration by Lucille Patterson Marsh. Not dated. PSAW ephemera collections.
"The factory is light, bright, beautiful; the workers happy, prosperous and content, and the product which they turn out by the tons and dons day after day, never varies in its excellence and purity"
Lucille Patterson Marsh, born in 1890, was a prolific American 20th Century illustrator. Her clients included Ladie's Home Journal, GE, Cosmopolitan, and later, book illustrations.
Lucille Marsh Patterson, 1931 GE Refrigerator Ad.
Jell-o 6 delicious flavors. 1924. Back Cover. PSAW ephemera collections
Jell-o 6 Delicious Flavors. Detail. 1924. PSAW ephemera collections.