The Hawaiian Shirt: Its Art and History

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Abbeville Press, 1984 - Antiques & Collectibles - 96 pages
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Recollectibles delight popular culture collectors and graphic designers with their interesting design and intriguing subjects. Each book has a unique and engaging cover that is sure to charm people everywhere.

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User Review  - Linda Adams - Goodreads

A fun book chronicling the history of the Hawaiian shirt as a form of "visual vocabulary." Nothing says Hawaii more than the Hawaiin shirt. The book has a Hawaiian shirt pattern for a cover (mine is ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1929
Hollywood Hawaiian 20
1944
Patterned Shirts 30
Copyright

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About the author (1984)

Los Angeles-based, Grammy award-winning art director H. Thomas Steele is the author and designer of the best-selling popular culture graphics books: The Hawaiian Shirt, Bowl-O-Rama, Close Cover Before Striking, and Lick'em, Stick'em. He has had a life-long interest in clowns, and considers them to be a lost art from a more naive time of the last century. If he has anything in common with clowns it may be that he likes to put a smile on people's faces and he has been known to deliver a mean cream pie.

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