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Sem Comentários - 1939 New York World's Fair

blogdaruanove, 15.02.09

 

50W   The Marine Transportation Hall, New York World's Fair

Bilhete postal oficial editado em 1939 por Frank E. Cooper, 258 Broadway, New York, N. Y., e impresso por Curtteich & Co., Chicago.

 

No verso, entre outras informações, encontra-se o seguinte texto:

 

"Twin ship prows, each 80 feet high (30 feet higher than the nose of the Normandie), give a nautical flavor to the main entrance. Sea effect is further enhanced by boat decks, 150-foot masts and large basin for display of yachts and cruisers. Architects of the building were Ely Jacques Kahn, William Mushenheim and Morrison J. Brounn."

 

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Sem Comentários - 1939 New York World's Fair

blogdaruanove, 15.02.09

 

23 - W   The Firestone Tire and Rubber Company Building, New York World's Fair 1939

Bilhete postal oficial editado em 1939 por Frank E. Cooper, 258 Broadway, New York, N. Y., e impresso por Curtteich & Co., Chicago.

 

No verso, entre outras informações, encontra-se o seguinte texto:

 

"The Firestone Building is a striking example of modern architecture, with a great rotunda entrance surmounted by a brilliantly lighted  fin, towering 100 feet  in the air. It houses a modern tire factory, producing a finished tire every four minutes. Featuring the exhibit is an extensive farmstead which highlights the many and important uses of rubber on the farm. G. W. McLaughlin is the designer. C. D. Smith and Wilbur Watson and Assoc. are the architects."

 

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Sem Comentários - 1939 New York World's Fair

blogdaruanove, 14.02.09

 

47 - W   Constitution Mall, New York World's Fair

Bilhete postal oficial editado em 1939 por Frank E. Cooper, 258 Broadway, New York, N. Y., e impresso por Curtteich & Co., Chicago.

 

No verso, entre outras informações, encontra-se o seguinte texto:

 

"This picture shows Constitution Mall, a 2,000-foot esplanade lined with 250 trees and hundreds of benches arranged alongside five lagoons. The latter form setting for groups of sculptured symbolical figures, the huge portrait statue of George Washington at his inauguration, the largest Sun Dial in the world, and, at top the Perisphere, largest ball ever constructed by mankind, and the Trylon, a 65-story triangular shaft. About 25 of the largest exhibit buildings face upon the tree-lined area."

 

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Sem Comentários - 1939 New York World's Fair

blogdaruanove, 14.02.09

 

21 - W   The General Electric Building, New York World's Fair 1939

Bilhete postal oficial editado em 1939 por Frank E. Cooper, 258 Broadway, New York, N. Y., e impresso por Curtteich & Co., Chicago.

 

No verso, entre outras informações, encontra-se o seguinte texto:

 

"The exhibit building features three general sections, one devoted to product display, one having a 'House of Magic' auditorium, and Steinmetz Hall, in which 10 million volts of artificial lightning will be generated and discharged in spectacular fashion for Fair visitors. Voorhees, Gmelin and Walker are the architects."

 

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Sem Comentários - 1939 New York World's Fair

blogdaruanove, 14.02.09

 

22 - W   Palestine Exhibits Buiding, New York World's Fair 1939

Bilhete postal oficial editado em 1939 por Frank E. Cooper, 258 Broadway, New York, N. Y., e impresso por Curtteich & Co., Chicago.

 

No verso, entre outras informações, encontra-se o seguinte texto:

 

"This pavilion, built about a patio reminiscent of the age-old Mediterranean tradition, houses an exhibit of the concrete achievements of the Jewish people in the rebuilding of their National Home. El-Hanani is the architect."

 

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Sem Comentários - 1939 New York World's Fair

blogdaruanove, 14.02.09

 

18 - W   Gas Exhibits Building, New York World's Fair

Bilhete postal oficial editado em 1939 por Frank E. Cooper, 258 Broadway, New York, N. Y., e impresso por Curtteich & Co., Chicago.

 

No verso, entre outras informações, encontra-se o seguinte texto:

 

"The Gas Exhibits Building is based on architectural plans by Skidmore & Owings, John Moss, Associate. The building, 460 feet long, occupies a plot of 87,042 feet in the Community Interests zone. The main entrance, featuring four 90-foot pylons, lead into a wide circular 'Court of Flame'. More than one hundred gas companies participating."

 

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