1928 Print Terra Cotta NY Central Building Architecture ORIGINAL HISTORIC SKY

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This is an original 1928 halftone print with three interesting images of the use of terra cotta in architectural details including an image of workers setting the terra cotta column capital at the 31st story of The New York Central Building, New York City. Photographs courtesy of the Atlanta Terra Cotta Co., and the Federal Terra Cotta Co.

"A skyscraper is a boast in glass and steel," (Mason Cooley). Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of original halftone prints of skyscrapers and the building methods used in their construction during the 1920's. This collection will appeal to architects and engineers with an interest in the history of modern buildings and building techniques, as well as to anyone fascinated by these amazing gravity-defying structures. These prints are all well preserved and suitable for framing.

CONDITION

This 83+ year old Item is rated Very Fine. No creases. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Grayscale
  • Grade: Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 7.5 inches; 13 x 19 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)

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