1923 Rotogravure Radio WJZ WJY Antenna Towers Aeolian Hall Roof NYC Broadcasting
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"Giant Broadcasting Station in the Metropolis"
This is an original 1923 sepia rotogravure with two images: the radio antennae towers on the roof of the Aeolian Hall broadcasting station at 42nd Street in New York City; and a radio oscillograph.
This 91+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is printing on the verso. Please note that the small white mark in the bottom right corner is just a reflection on the digital image -- it is NOT on the item.
Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Sepia
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 9.75 x 14.75 inches; 25 x 37 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of original rotogravures from 1923. These images provide us with fascinating "snapshots," so to speak, of historical events, people and places -- a virtual treasure trove for the collector of historical memorabilia from the early 20th century.
Rotogravure is a printing method using a rotary press with intaglio cylinders which allows for very high quality halftone reproductions to be printed at high speed on inexpensive paper stock. Newspapers, beginning with The New York Times, were able to make effective use of this technology, and many published regular rotogravure pictorial sections in their publications during the early 20th century.