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Alley Poster featuring the painting Tooker Alley Chicago by Tom Shropshire

Frame

Top Mat

Top Mat

Bottom Mat

Bottom Mat

Dimensions

Image:

8.00" x 10.00"

Overall:

10.00" x 12.00"

 

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Tooker Alley Chicago Poster

Tom Shropshire

by Tom Shropshire

$22.35

Product Details

Tooker Alley Chicago poster by Tom Shropshire.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

Design Details

One can almost imagine the denizens of early 20th century Chicago climbing over the garbage cans �down Tooker Alley to the Green Light... more

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3 - 4 business days

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Poster Tags

posters alley bootleggers chicago dil pickle club mobsters prohibition speakeasy

Painting Tags

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Comments (9)

Kathy M Krause

Kathy M Krause

Congratulations on your sale Tom!

Michel Verhoef

Michel Verhoef

Congratulations in the sale ! It has even the mood of Gotham city :-)

John Swartz

John Swartz

like it classic

Kip DeVore

Kip DeVore

Very nice work. Congrats.

Barbara D Richards

Barbara D Richards

Striking! I love the details.

Lori Frisch

Lori Frisch

Wonderful!!

Tom Shropshire replied:

Thanks Lori!

Jeff Burgess

Jeff Burgess

vote, fav, and comment.....you got it all with this fun, well crafted work.

Tom Shropshire replied:

Thanks Jeff, this was a fun painting

Bonnie Willis

Bonnie Willis

A beautiful painting Tom. You are very talented. V/F

Tom Shropshire replied:

Thank You, Bonnie

Artist's Description

One can almost imagine the denizens of early 20th century Chicago climbing over the garbage cans �down Tooker Alley to the Green Light over the Orange Door� to get to the famed Dil Pickle Club. The club was almost hidden from the outside and was considered a "hole in the wall" in Tooker Alley. The entrance was marked by a "DANGER" sign that pointed to the orange main door which was lit by a green light. On the door, it read: �Step High, Stoop Low and Leave Your Dignity Outside.� During the Great Depression, the Dil Pickle Club began to experience its decline. By the early 1930s, the club was being frequented more by Chicago mobsters rather than the usual free-minded Bohemian attendees of the earlier era.

About Tom Shropshire

Tom Shropshire

All originals are available for sale on my website; TomShropshire.com American artist Tom Shropshire is a contemporary impressionist and calls his style of painting “Traditional with a Twist”, because his work often includes unexpected elements of pulp art, dreams, or fantasy. "As an Urban fantasy artist, I am known for contemporary night city scenes, dramatic landscapes, seascapes, and narrative works inspired by pop culture, film, and pulp fiction. I try to express mystery, beauty, and wonder in all my work.The city at night has always intrigued me as well, and I find myself returning to the subject again and again. Atmospheric city night scenes have become my signature style but I continue to paint Fantasy and representational...

 

$22.35

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