1928 Print Scientific Barnum Peggy Tudor Askhaven Golf Course Astoria Gas SAI

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This is an original 1928 two-page halftone print set (two single-sided pages) title, "Scientific Progress: A Photographic Picturization of Modern Scientific Advances." Shown in the image is the smallest airplane ever built at the time, a bottle-making machine, a man grafting hair into a woman's head, Axel Bisguard preparing boats of newspapers, a golf course, Pierre Chevreau with his landing gear, a road yacht, and a cobblestone flower basket. The print makes reference to Professor Christian Askhaven of Oslo, Norway; Peggy Tudor; P. T. Barnum; the Astoria Gas Company; and Jack Erwin, the pilot. Please note that this image was printed on two separate pages, but could easily be framed together.

CONDITION

This 83+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 16.5 x 11 inches; 42 x 28 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: newspaper boat, model, engineering, sailing, sailboat, Paris, France, curtains, vehicle, transportation

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