George R. Newell (1845-1921) was a pioneering and prosperous grocery merchant in Minneapolis who ran the George R. Newell & Company firm from 1882. After his death in 1921, his son took over the company and changed the name to Super Valu.
Stamped verso: Kimball-Storer Co. 500 So. Fourth St. Minneapolis.
The Kimball-Storer Company was a Minneapolis, Minnesota, printing and firm that also published books. It was in business from at least 1897 to at least the 1920s.
Condition: Generally very good with the usual overall light toning, wear, handling associated with working illustration art.
“George R. Newell.” History of Minneapolis, Gateway to the Northwest. Chicago-Minneapolis: S.J. Clarke, 1923. Vol. II, pp. 358-361. Online at: http://files.usgwarchives.net/mn/hennepin/bios/1923/newellgr.txt (29 September 2017).
“George R. Newell House.” City of Minneapolis. 20 November 2011. http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/hpc/landmarks/hpc_landmarks_lasalle_ave_1818_george_newell_house (29 September 2017).