Wyeth, better known as " N. C. Wyeth", was the patriarch of the famous
Wyeth family of artists, and provided illustrations for such classics as
Kidnapped, Treasure Island, and Last of the Mohicans.
N. C. Wyeth's
work for the American Red Cross consisted of seven illustrations for The
Red Cross Magazine, 1918 - 19, and a memorable poster produced for the
1933 Roll Call,
The American Red
Cross Carries On...Join!.
beauty of the billowing flags stimulated much needed support for the
relief services provided by the American Red Cross during the height of
the Great Depression. A prolonged drought produced the " dust bowl" in
the heartland of our country.
Over 3,200 Red
Cross Chapters responded by assisting the federal government in
distributing 85 million bushels of wheat and 80 million bags of flour to
nearly 6 million families. Boxes of seeds for planting were also given
to impoverished farmers, an important element in the organization's
drive to make the drought sufferers self-sufficient again.
was so popular that it was re- issued with slight modifications in 1947
and 1951, years after the artist had died.
Studio, LLC was commissioned to use this famous poster by N. C. Wyeth as
the design for a new 56" x 92" stained glass window.
The new multi-
layered window, fashioned after the works of Louis Tiffany and John
LaFarge, is located in the new American Red Cross of Metropolitan New
Jersey facility in Fairfield, NJ
If you feel your windows
may be in need of some stained glass restoration please contact us at