& World's Fair
|Vintage Italian Worlds Fair Poster: Inaugurazione del Sempione Esposizione Internazionale Milano 1906 Aprile - Novembre, by Metlicovitz.
A dramatic poster announcing the Esposizione Internationale in Milan, Italy, 1906, by Leopoldo Metlicovitz. From the Ricordi Portfolio, published by G. Ricordi &
C., Milano, 1914, 10-1/8" x 10-1/4" overall, 10-1/2" x 6-3/4" image size. Printed in red, grays, black, with aqua blue lettering. There is a light 2" crease in the upper margin.
This is an original lithographic print from the portfolio, printed in 1914.
"The Cosmopolitan", December 1899, contains a 14 page article "Plans for
the Paris World's Fair" by Charles A. Towne, well illustrated in black and white.
Complete issue also includes a short story by A. Conan Doyle and a lengthy and
prolifically illustrated advertising section. Excellent / Fine Condition.
|1873 Engraved Bird's Eye
View Exposition Universelle Plan Ses Weltausstellungs / Zur Errinerung An Wien
Und Die Weltausstellung In Yarhe 1873 (Central Office of the Universal Exhibition For
Travelling and Lodgings), 24" x 32 1/4" detailed street plan, scores of
commercial and public buildings and landscaped grounds, steamship traffic on river, etc.,
folded thrice as issued, there is a 1/2" separation and a 1/4" where two folds
meet, a 1" and a 2" vertical separation at two upper edge folds, some minor
fretting along upper edge, a couple wrinkles, all else is excellent.
Exposition 1876 Stereoview Card, interior of Agricultural Hall, Centennial
Photographic Co., 4 1/4" x 7", corner a bit bumped, upper edge has 1/8" x
3" narrow water stain.
National Orange Show, San Beradino, Calif., Feb. 13-23, 1930. "The Most
Beautiful Exposition In All The World." Advertising both sides, poster style scene of
exaggerated bright oranges, moderate wear to four corners, light vertical crease seen on
back is almost invisible on face, unused.
|1933 Century of Progress
Exposition, 2 pieces of lead type made by Cuneo Press at the fair, 1
1/2" and 1", comes with cropped 1940 letter from Cuneo Press discussing the
|Golden Gate International
Exposition 1939 fountain pen by Epenco, tower and wording engraved in black
against pearlized chartreuse plastic, some corrosion to stiff lever and clip, nib tip
|1893 Columbian Exposition
Photogravure, "View to the South from Bridge Near the Marine Cafe' Showing
the Japanese Bridge...", a fine print in indigo by D. Appleton & Co.,12 1/2"
x 16 7/8", near mint.
Katholikentag Feiburg 22-24 Sept. 1906, offizielle fest-postkarte, colorful
poster style advertising postcard with much use of gold and red. Made by Bensiger &
Co., Switzerland. Light 1/4" crease upper left corner, minimal wear to corners,
foxing evident along right 1/8" margin. Scattered darker foxing on back.
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