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1930 Print Hernand Behn Telephone Portrait Telegraph Ervine Metzl Barbe FZ1

1930 Print Hernand Behn Telephone Portrait Telegraph Ervine Metzl Barbe FZ1

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This is an original 1930 color print of a portrait of Hernand Behn. Behn was a founder of the Telephone & Telegraph Corporation with his brother, Sosthenes. Behn graduated from St. Barbe College.

CONDITION

This 81+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 5.5 inches; 11 x 14 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)

This piece was illustrated by Metzl, Ervine. Artist initials in print - bottom left of image.

Ervine Metzl

Ervine Metzl was a graphic artist known for his postage stamp designs and posters. He attended the Art Institute of Chicago and at the beginning of his career, created posters for the Chicago Transit Authority. He designed ten postage stamps for the United States Postal Service between 1957 and 1960, and worked with Fortune Magazine on various occasions.

Keywords specific to this image: ITT, Communication, Artwork, ITT Corporation

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