Advertising Poster, "For Your Summer Vacation, World's Fair, New York," 1939-1940

Summary

This poster encouraged travelers to choose the 1939-40 New York World's Fair as a vacation destination. According to the poster, not only would you see the fair, but you would also "see the world."

This poster encouraged travelers to choose the 1939-40 New York World's Fair as a vacation destination. According to the poster, not only would you see the fair, but you would also "see the world."

Artifact

Poster

Date Made

1939-1940

Subject Date

1939-1940

Creators

Smith, Bob 

Polygraphic Company of America, Inc. 

Place of Creation

United States, New York, New York 

Creator Notes

Artwork by Bob Smith; published by Polygraphic Company of America, Incorporated, New York, New York

Collection Title

Poster Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

86.15.5.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Lithography

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 20 in

Width: 13.5 in

Inscriptions

Printed on front: For your / Summer Vacation / WORLD'S FAIR / New York / Admission 50 [cents] / See the World at the World's Fair in New York. c. N.Y.W.F. MADE IN U.S.A. BY POLYGRAPHIC COMPANY OF AMERICA, INC. N.Y.C. Signed lower right: Bob Smith

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