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Ford Times Magazines for Sale
What is Ford Times Magazine?
Ford Times was a magazine sent to Ford dealerships and customers during the 1920s-1980s. The magazine often featured stories about places you could visit by car, and featured beautiful paintings and artwork. It also had articles about Ford cars.
Ford Times magazines are collected by many people for different reasons. Sometimes people are looking for magazine issues that mention specific car models. Other collectors are looking for featured artists.
One famous artist who had their paintings in the magazine was Charles Harper. His paintings of birds and scenes often appeared in the magazine during the 1950s and 1960s. You could even order prints of the bird paintings featured in a few of the issues!
Ford Times Magazines with Charley Harper Artwork
In the 1950s and early 1960s, Charles Harper's bird illustrations appeared in the November issues.
Here are a few of the issues that featured Charles Harper's bird illustrations:
"Ten Western Birds," Ford Times, November 1956
"America's Vanishing Birds", Ford Times, November 1957
"Ten Southern Birds," November 1958
"American Bird Census," November 1960
Charles Harper's artwork was also seen in some other issues during the time period, including on some covers.
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Charles Harper's work as seen in Ford Times Magazines - Interesting links
- Illustrations by Charles Harper for Ford Times Magazines
Pictures of Ford Times magazines that featured Charley Harper's artwork.
- day-lab: Ford Times + Charley Harper
Close-up pictures of Charley Harper's animal art from Ford Times magazines.
- Charley Harper - Ford Times Prints for Sale
Prints of Birds and other art by Charles Harper.
- Ford Times COVER Artwork by Charles Haper
Charles Harper did the covers below (and many others) for the "Ford Times" magazine from 1948 through 1982. They were the work that catapulted him to fame -- first with his hand-made silk-screened serigraphs (made in his basement, which now sell for