This is an original 1876 color lithograph of the French Restaurant, Les Trois Frères Provencaux, at the 1876 Centennial Exposition. The building had a banquet-room, cafe, private saloons, billiard-rooms and kitchen.
The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876, was held at Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Each lithograph in this collection is accompanied by an original one-page letterpress supplement with historical information (including dimensions and costs) describing the pictured building. Most images have the artist's signature embedded in the image and all have the lithograph publisher's imprint in the bottom right corner of the image.
This 138+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No tears. No water damage.
Collections: 1790's Hand-Colored Copper-Engraved James Sowerby Botanicals, 1876 Centennial Exposition Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Lithographs (100th Anniversary Declaration of Independence), 1880's Original Chromolithographs of World Cultures, Ancient Egypt — A History Include Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia and Assyria (1903/1904), Antique & Vintage Art, Limited Edition & Rarities, Mini Posters, New York City at The Turn of the 20th Cenutry (1893-1903) — Views of the City, Buildings, Historic Markers, Other Fairs & Expositions, Picturesque Europe — Extraordinary Original Steel Engravings Plus Wood Engravings (1876-1879), World's Fair & Expo Art
Type: Original Lithograph