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Into the Archives: The Original Dingbat

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I still have a full collection of Dover clip art books stacked up in my office. Of course the whole collection is now available digitally, but I would not change one moment of the many days I spent (and still spend) poring over these wonderful books. If you are anything like me, you can imagine my excitement when I found these Pioneer-Moss ads from 1970 in the GDUSA archives.

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I hope this wonderfully random grouping puts a smile on your face and if you have any more information about the images or Pioneer-Moss I’d love to hear about it in the comments section.

2 comments

  1. Ilana Greenberg says: March 27, 20144:25 pm

    Thanks for all this useful info.

  2. Name says: March 27, 20143:01 pm

    pioneer moss was the premiere photoengraver of the 70′s and 80′s
    during lots of work for the all the top advertising co’s
    ddb y&r etc
    they also did a lot of work with designers

    there main focus was to make plates and film for the printing industry
    it all went away in the 90′s when the macs took over

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