1934 Print Palace League Nations Geneva Switzerland Classicism United XGT7

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This is an original 1934 halftone print of the Palace of the League of Nations (Palace of Nations or Palais des Nations) in Geneva, Switzerland. This building has served as the United Nations Office at Geneva since 1946. It appears to be under construction in this picture.

CONDITION

This 77+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 5.25 inches; 18 x 13 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)

Period Paper has obtained this exclusive collection of rare halftone prints from a journey taken by Philip Gibbs, who traveled through Switzerland, France, Hungary, Austria, Italy and the Saar during the spring and summer months of 1934. The illustrations were crafted by E. Lander, who portrayed scenes in Moret, Vezelay, Paris, Sens, Stuttgart, Avallon and others. Additional illustrations included that of a labor camp in Munich, cityscapes, churches and cathedrals, as well as scenes of the rise of the malicious German military prior to the onset of World War II.

This piece was illustrated by Lander, E. . Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Architecture, Lander, UN, Palais

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