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    New Orleans "Tell the World" Button

    Handmade 2” button printed with New Orleans “Tell the World” art from the Picayune archive.

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    Historic Ad Reproduction Postcard MAILED

    You will get a historic advertisement postcard, printed in letterpress on premium cotton rag paper, mailed from New Orleans to anywhere in the USA!

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    Musical Instrument Notebook + Button

    This is a local pickup ONLY reward for friends and family here in New Orleans! You get a "New Orleans Tell The World" button and a 2.5"x4" notebook featuring a vintage musical instrument illustration - handcrafted and made right in our shop in New Orleans!

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    Musical Instrument Sketchbook 6x9 or 9x6

    You will get a historic musical instrument sketchbook containing 40 sheets of nice writing paper, saddle stitch bound! You can choose from a 6x9 or 9x6 sized book w/ several different instruments to choose from!

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    Historic Postcard Reproduction 8x10

    You will get a historic enlarged reproduction postcard printed in our shop and dry mounted to foam core!

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    "New Orleans Tell the World" Canvas Tote

    Featuring "Tell the World" graphic from the Picayune archive. Handprinted in New Orleans.

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    "New Orleans Tell the World" T Shirt!

    Here is our local pickup only SPECIAL. This is an "Up-Cycled" t-shirt featuring the "New Orleans - Tell the World" graphic from the Picayune archive. Handprinted in New Orleans.

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    8 Letterpress Postcards - Vintage Ads

    Advertisements pulled from the NOLA DNA Picayune collection, letterpressed 100% cotton rag, variety of colors and mixed designs per 8 pack.

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    Lady Bullfighter T-shirt

    "Delivering the Death Blow" - this art accompanied a feature in an 1896 Picayune, describing an upcoming performance by Barcelona's controversial female bullfighting troupe. Printed in New Orleans.

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    Bootleg Whiskey T-shirt

    This art is drawn from an issue of the Times-Picayune in which fine rotogravure printing was employed to show off the photographs featured in the spread.

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    5 Music Notebooks - Mixed Pack

    5-pack of hand-bound, premium paper notebooks featuring original art from the Nola DNA collection. Each pack contains one of each size:
    9x12” notebook
    6x9” notebook
    6x6” notebook
    4.5x6” notebook
    4.5x3” notebook

    The instruments printed on the covers of these saddle-stitched notebooks are mixed and may include vintage advertisement illustrations of: piano, saxophone, clarinet, drum kit, guitar, mandolin, gramophone, trumpet, trombone, and violin. The backs of the notebooks include, when possible, the original advertising copy that accompanied the illustrations.

    Want to make sure a specific instrument gets in your pack? Just ask!

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    Hubig's 1923 T-shirt

    This black-and-white ad was found in a 1928 issue of the Times Picayune. In celebration of New Orleans' favoirte handpies returning to market, we have recolored the art with the classic Hubig's hues!

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    "Good Luck" Nola DNA T-shirt

    Composite of graphics and lettering treatments from our archive, including a Dec. 1913 ladies fashion cover.

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    1900 "Society" Baseball Cap

    A gorgeous snapback cap with a "Society" logo on the front in Gold and Purple.

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    Tote + Button + Postcards + Bonus

    You get the Tote + a Button + 5 postcards + a bonus (lagniappe!)

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    Tote+Button+Postcards T-shirt + Bonus

    You get the Tote + a Button + 5 postcards + T-shirt + a bonus (lagniappe!)

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    Hat + Bullfighter Tee Shirt + Button

    You get the Tote + a Button + 5 postcards + T-shirt + a bonus (lagniappe!)

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    Picayune Art Reproduction Print

    We will work with you to select an image or side (entire sheet) from our historic collection of newspapers including Times Picayune, Daily Picayune, and more. We will print it on archival fine art stock, and mail it to you rolled. Frame it, scrapbook it, do whatever you want! It's a reproduction!

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    Tote+Button+Postcards+T-shirt+Notebooks+

    You get the Tote + a Button + 5 postcards + T-shirt + 3 Notebooks + a bonus (lagniappe!)

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    Ready-to-Hang Picayune Art Reproduction

    We will work with you to select an image from our historic collection. We will print it on quality stock and mount it with archival adhesive to acid-free, pure black foamcore. Your choice of one 24x36" piece or two 18x24" pieces (different designs? No problem!). Each piece comes with a simple hanging fixture attached to the back for instant installation.

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    The Complete Package!

    This is the COMPLETE PACKAGE! you get three buttons, a postcard reproduction mailed to you, a Bullfighter T-shirt, a "Tell The World" tote, a complete 10 postcards set, our musical instrument notebook set, a special enlarged full-color postcard reproduction 12x18, as well as a ready to hang art-print of a newspaper cover + lagniappe surprises!

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    Oversized Metal Print - You Choose Image

    We will work directly with you to select an image from the New Orleans DNA archive of your choosing. Our familiarity with the archive's contents will allow us to handpick compelling options on almost any subject you propose. The art you select will be laser printed in black directly onto an oversized, pure aluminum sheet for display in your home or business. Truly one-of-a-kind, statement décor. Max dimensions: 4' x 6'

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    Custom Printed Fabric of Your Choosing

    We will work with you to source images from our collection along a subject of your choosing. Our designer will prepare and produce an exquisite, original pattern and work with a printer to produce, just for you, ten yards of 54" wide fabric in your choice of material! (Additional yardage available, just ask.)

    Fabric options (100% polyester unless otherwise noted):
    1.59 oz Voile
    2.32 oz Batiste
    6.10 oz Textured basic
    6.10 oz Luxury satin
    7.82 oz Heavy linen
    6.0 oz Sateen (100% post consumer repreve)
    7.08 oz Faux linen
    4.98 oz Taffeta slub
    4.63 oz Faux sheer linen
    8.12 oz Duck
    3.6 oz Twill
    6.49 oz Satin chenille
    8.46 oz Plain weave
    8.16 ozStretch knit (86% Polyester / 14% Spandex)
    5.6 oz Mini herringbone
    5.74 oz Matte chenille (90% Polyester / 10% Nylon)
    6.10 oz Sateen blackout
    6.10 oz Textured blackout
    11.09 oz Sparkle chenille
    10.62 oz Velvet

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    Live Onsite Custom Printing

    We will set up a live printing station at your organization's event or your private party. We'll share printing history with your guests while demonstrating the process before their eyes.

    Your choice of screenprinting (garments or posters) or letterpressing (postcards or coasters). Includes five hours onsite including setup and breakdown, plus onsite flashdrying of products so they are ready to carry away and use!

    This package includes your direction in sourcing a graphic from our collection OR creating a totally custom graphic for you.

    Your choice of printing:
    - 40 units of single-color shirts, totes, or posters (up to 12x18")
    - 25 units of two-color shirts, totes, or posters
    - 100 single-color letterpress coasters or postcards

    Want to sell the work at your event? Someone from your team is welcome to table this demo!

    (Please note that you must purchase, in advance, the blank stock that meets your needs. We can assist with this process and securing the best price for you.)

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    Custom Wallpaper Design & Installation

    Looking for a truly unique room treatment? We will work directly with you to create a custom wallpaper design and installation for your home or business. The images making up the wallpaper will be hand selected from our rare collection of historic New Orleans images including postcards, newspaper advertisements, editorial illustrations, and themed collections of articles. This price includes fabrication and installation for up to 300 sq. feet of material (two walls of a 12'x18'x10' room). Naturally, if you support us at this tier and want additional material/installation, we will make arrangements for a reasonable cost.

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    Pop-Up Archives Private Exhibit

    With careful consultation with the creative curators, we will assemble and display a temporary pop-up exhibit on a topic of your choosing, utilizing our original archives, to take place as a one-day event at a public or private location of your choosing. (Donor must also arrange for travel expenses~!)

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