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1928 Photolithograph New York City Skyline Skyscrapers Vernon Howe Bailey NYS1 - Period Paper

1928 Photolithograph New York City Skyline Skyscrapers Vernon Howe Bailey NYS1

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"View Southeast from the Bush Tower"

This is an original 1928 black on cream stock photolithograph of a drawing by Vernon Howe Bailey of a view of New York City looking southeast from the Bush Tower.


This 86+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is a line of text on the verso.

  • Product Type: Orig. Photolithograph; Black on Cream Stock
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.25 x 14.25 inches; 26 x 36 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)

The skyline of New York City is readily identifiable by its majestic skyscrapers -- "skyscraper national park" as Kurt Vonnegut referred to it. This uniquely twentieth century architectural form is brilliantly captured in this superb collection of prints drawn by architectural illustrator, Vernon Howe Bailey (1874-1953). Each of these original large format photolithographs were created on classic laid cream stock and are ready for framing.

This piece was illustrated by Bailey, Vernon Howe. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Vernon Howe Bailey

Vernon Howe Bailey (1874-1953) was an American artist who studied at the Pennsylvania Museum School of Art, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Royal College of Art in London, and the Academie de l'ecluse in Paris. He first became an art student at the age of 15. Bailey often worked with pencil and watercolor, and his artwork usually depicted landscapes, buildings and streets.

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