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Here are some of the diners Lewis Smith drew on Cracker Boxes. Crackers were a big part of his diet, and he then recycled the boxes into art. They are all about 10" by 17" (with slight variation). There is writing on the reverse side on some. If you browse through them, you might want to pay attention to some of the details and writings on these drawings. Some are signed and/or dated, many have puns, humor, and social observation.

Short Orders
Short Orders:
Image ... Back.
LSC128: $1,100.00.
Ring Side
Ring Side:
Image ... Back.
LSC134: $1,000.00.
Lunch
Lunch:
Image ... Back.
LSC137: $1,000.00.
Queen City
Queen City:
Image ... Back.
LSC138: $800.00.
River View
River View:
Image ... Back.
LSC156: $1,100.00.
Ghetto Number Nine
Ghetto Number Nine:
Image ... Back.
LSC149: $1,200.00.
Gabby Street
Gabby Street:
Image ... Back.
LSC157: $1,200.00.
Waterloo Loop
Waterloo Loop:
Image ... Back.
LSC153: $900.00.
Kitchen Gate
Kitchen Gate:
Image ... Back.
LSC204: $700.00.
Hoboken Club
Hoboken Club:
Image ... Back.
LSC205: $650.00.

 

LS80 diner sketch LS81 diner sketch LS82 diner sketch

 

Next are some 2-panel diner sketches. These are each drawn in ballpoint pen on two separate sheets of sketch paper, and measure 9" high by 24" wide. They are very detailed, with humor and social observation. Please note that all the pieces are rectangular. They may look skewed because of camera angles. The color and darkness of the drawing is stronger than shown. The closest, but still not as strong, are in the biggest close-ups. The thumbnail picture below is a detail view showing only a portion of one drawing.

Lewis Smith diner drawingFree Telephone "All Newspapers 1¢". One half has a bonus drawing on the reverse. The price is $475.00. Inventory Code: LS80.   Overall image ... Best closeup for color and detail ... Closeup of left half ... Closeup of right half ... Detail of drawing on reverse.

Lewis Smith diner drawingLegal Tender Lunch Room "Ice Cream on Saturdays". The price is $475.00. Inventory Code: LS81.   Overall image ... Best closeup for color and detail ... Closeup of left half ... Closeup of right half.

Lewis Smith diner drawingGibson House Crestline "Nickelodeons Up Stairs". The price is $475.00. Inventory Code: LS82.   Overall image ... Best closeup for color and detail ... Closeup of left half ... Closeup of right half.

Lewis Smith diner drawingEnon Valley Station "Red Onion Lunch House". The price is $475.00. Inventory Code: LS83.   Overall image ... Best closeup for color and detail ... Closeup of left half ... Closeup of right half.

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