This is an original 1930 black and white print ad for Carrier Engineering Corporation, a company founded by Willis Haviland Carrier, the man revered for the invention of modern air conditioning. This ad boasts of providing "manufactured weather," also referred to as air-conditioning, to the San Francisco Stock Exchange building, featured in the image. The construction of the San Francisco Stock Exchange building included architecture by Miller and Pflueger, consulting engineers Leland and Haley and general contractors Ludgren and Swinerton.
This 81+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is some very minor bleed through from opposite side of image, not visible in digital image.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 13.25 inches; 25 x 34 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: Newark, New Jersey Vintage Advertising