1921 Print Business District New York Electric Lighting ORIGINAL HISTORIC ILW2


This is an original 1921 halftone print of the massive amount of electrical lighting in the business district of New York for advertising; these burning lights require five thousand tons of coal a day to keep Manhattan lit up.


This 90+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 8.5 inches; 15 x 22 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)

Keywords specific to this image: lighting, bulb, power, electricity, electric, glow, Broadway, night, dynamos, signs, ads, signs