Sunday, April 22, 2018

Ronald Searle: Traffic

A press photo of a Ronald Searle illustration entitled "Traffic" depicts automobile congestion in Midtown Manhattan. The photo is dated 1970, the year of the first Earth Day, when environmental considerations were on everyone's mind. 

Ronald Searle
Press Photo, Sunday, March 1, 1970
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Note:  I would like to hear from anyone who knows where this press photo was published, preferably with a scan or photograph of the newspaper page. A copy of this photograph without the watermark or an image of the original artwork would also be appreciated.

May 5, 2018 Update:  A comment left below by Matt Jones, author of Perpetua, the matchless Ronald Searle Tribute blog, indicates that Searle's original color art was published in Venture magazine's 1966 feature "Manhattan on the Rocks."

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  1. Oh, good find! I know it was published in colour in VENTURE magazine's feature 'Manhattan on the Rocks'