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untitled (Scooters, UNLTD. store)
  • Paul Coker Jr.
    born 1929
    active: United States
  • untitled (Scooters, UNLTD. store), circa 1960
  • Scooters Unlimited (unpublished 20 drawings)
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pen, ink, plastic film on paper
  • Paper Type: Strathmore
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19.1 x 24.3 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 1/2 x 9 9/16 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0705.12
Description

Image of a store front with a man standing in the window. A sign reading, "Scooters, UNLTD." hangs above the store. Below the image is the text, "Have you noticed? A new phenomenon is upon us. Motor scooters. These two wheeled dread-noughts are becoming the city's most popular and adventurous mode of transportation. These drawings may present some aspects of the scooter which you have not considered. And if, after seeing its potentialities, you still prefer to remain pedestrian at least when someone inquires 'what hit you?' - you'll know."