$48.48 USD $96.95 USD
This is an original 1876 color lithograph of the Cook's World's Ticket Office building at the 1876 Centennial Exposition. The office was operated by the American branch of the "house of Thomas Cook & Son, London, known all the world over as managers of excursions, tours and travels to all parts of the globe."
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: 1876 Centennial Exposition Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Lithographs (100th Anniversary Declaration of Independence), Antique & Vintage Art, Limited Edition & Rarities, Other Fairs & Expositions, World's Fair & Expo Art
Type: Original Lithograph