""The Nurses" for Sunday, April 28, 1963 Cover"   Lot no. 2222

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

Sept. 27, 1962 (Estimated)
14.00" x 9.50"
Pen & Ink, Watercolor Paper Overlay on Board
Signed Upper Left

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Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2006) of `The Nurses` for Sunday April 28, 1963 cover of The New York Journal-American TView Section. Starring Zina Bethune as young nurse Gail Lucas & Shirl Conway as veteran nurse and mentor Liz Thorpe, both who experience the highs and lows of working at Alden General Hospital in the CBS-TV prime time drama. The series debuted Sept 27, 1962 and ran until May 11, 1965. The show then moved to ABC in Fall 1965 and was retooled as a daytime soap with Bethune and Conway reprising their roles.

Includes two inked versions on 22.00" x 14.00" illustration board, with the image measuring to 14.00" x 9.50." Medium includes photostat layout with watercolor on paper overlay, and copies of the original magazine and covers. Minor soiling. 

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