Upcountry History Museum presents “The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner”

The Original Mad Man: Illustrations by Mac Conner February 9, 2019 – May 12, 2019 Between 1940 and 1960, before advancements in print technology and the proliferation of photography, ad companies relied on illustrators, Ad Men, to give their brands a visual identity. Advertisements in popular magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Women’s Day and McCall’s established a shorthand for aspirational, middle-class American living: fedoras, cigarette holders, swooning…

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