TheGrandReview

The Grand Review

291 Sales

TheGrandReview

The Grand Review

291 Sales On Etsy since 2012

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Announcement   LOOK TO THE LEFT TO SEE A COLUMN OF CATEGORIES. ALL ARE DELIGHTFUL DOORS WORTH OPENING AND EXPLORING. We've designed this adventure to be ongoing, so pour a mug of good coffee, dive in and enjoy, but don't expect to drink it all in with just one visit. Please feel free to bookmark us and return whenever the mood strikes. There are always new acquisitions and restorations in the pipeline, and the nearly 300 gems we've already restored all have back stories that further bring the works to life.

The Grand Review is a studio and an online shop unlike any other. We seek out the most delightful, unusual, beautiful and occasionally unnerving historic imagery, long languishing in obscurity, acquire the originals and set to work breathing new life into each one. All are antique and vintage works of art available to the common man and woman of the day, and as such they engage on a different level than what we are used to experiencing in museums. We digitally restore, often rethink and always reformat the images into fine crafted large format prints, set up to work within several options of commonly available larger frame sizes. or custom framed as you see fit.

For us, the back story of each of the images is regularly just as important as the visuals, though the images, each one of them, stands on their own whether you've entered into their stories or not.

We do every bit of our work in house, and the difference in quality, substance, materials and intent sets us worlds apart from the gigantic 'art by the yard' poster sites that beat each other to death rehashing Rosie the Riveter and Ansel Adams. We have loving and devoted fans who are not shy about telling us what they like about our latest offerings as each restoration is completed.

Our prints are regularly given as birthday and wedding presents, and as housewarming gifts. Many a happy customer has sent in pictures showing where one or a whole series of our prints have been incorporated into decorating and design schemes for their homes and offices.

We work from originals which we've sought out, fallen in love with, and transformed into something that will lively up your world. Please explore throughout our offerings here as time allows, and visit The Grand Review again... and again!

Thanks! Enjoy!

Announcement

LOOK TO THE LEFT TO SEE A COLUMN OF CATEGORIES. ALL ARE DELIGHTFUL DOORS WORTH OPENING AND EXPLORING. We've designed this adventure to be ongoing, so pour a mug of good coffee, dive in and enjoy, but don't expect to drink it all in with just one visit. Please feel free to bookmark us and return whenever the mood strikes. There are always new acquisitions and restorations in the pipeline, and the nearly 300 gems we've already restored all have back stories that further bring the works to life.

The Grand Review is a studio and an online shop unlike any other. We seek out the most delightful, unusual, beautiful and occasionally unnerving historic imagery, long languishing in obscurity, acquire the originals and set to work breathing new life into each one. All are antique and vintage works of art available to the common man and woman of the day, and as such they engage on a different level than what we are used to experiencing in museums. We digitally restore, often rethink and always reformat the images into fine crafted large format prints, set up to work within several options of commonly available larger frame sizes. or custom framed as you see fit.

For us, the back story of each of the images is regularly just as important as the visuals, though the images, each one of them, stands on their own whether you've entered into their stories or not.

We do every bit of our work in house, and the difference in quality, substance, materials and intent sets us worlds apart from the gigantic 'art by the yard' poster sites that beat each other to death rehashing Rosie the Riveter and Ansel Adams. We have loving and devoted fans who are not shy about telling us what they like about our latest offerings as each restoration is completed.

Our prints are regularly given as birthday and wedding presents, and as housewarming gifts. Many a happy customer has sent in pictures showing where one or a whole series of our prints have been incorporated into decorating and design schemes for their homes and offices.

We work from originals which we've sought out, fallen in love with, and transformed into something that will lively up your world. Please explore throughout our offerings here as time allows, and visit The Grand Review again... and again!

Thanks! Enjoy!

Todd Kimmell

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Todd Kimmell

Antique Truck Print - Deco Fargo Truck
US$45.00
Antique German Print - Adler Rennwagen 1903
US$35.00
Antique Car Print - 1949 AACA Handbill
US$40.00
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Yet another rare image, saved from utter obscurity, with fresh life and a new purpose! To be loved!!!

We approach this work with a sense of adventure and sense of delight. It might sound crazy, but there is real joy here, in everything we do.

Nobody does what we do. Sure, there are people who copy and print things, and these days most of the biggest outlets for that sort of barely adequate artish wall decorations get their downloads from exactly the same source, and produce the same sort of thing by the millions.

Every image we work with has been discovered somewhere by us, and we fall in love with it enough to acquire it and bring it home. Then it might languish in our inbox for a year, but we know we'll get around to it. At some point we line up work to be done and begin the digital restoration process. While that is happening there has to be some accompanying research because here every picture tells a story, literally.

Eventually we've rethought and restored the image, giving it new life as a large format print prepared using the best inks and papers.

We work hard and dare to have fun in the process. The results are the gems you find here on our site. Enjoy!

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