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Whatever happened to paint-by-numbers?

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Fifty years ago, an unemployed artist named Dan Robbins had no intention of creating an American icon, but that's exactly what happened when he convinced a savvy but skeptical entrepreneur named Max Klein to manufacture and market the first painting-by-numbers kits in 1949. Here is the light-hearted historical account of the business and cultural phenomenon that touched the lives of more baby boomers than Barbie and G I Joe.

Product Details

  • Paperback
  • 320 Pages
  • English
  • ISBN: 9780966069341
  • Published: 1997
  • Possum Hill Press