Postcard, "New York World's Fair 1939, Vanity Fair Building"

Summary

Postcards from the 1939 New York World's Fair depicted colorful images of exposition buildings or other scenes. Tourists purchased these and mailed them back to family and friends. This postcard was part of a series produced by the Miller Art Company of Brooklyn, New York that all featured the iconic fair symbols, the Trylon and Perisphere, on their left-hand side.

Postcards from the 1939 New York World's Fair depicted colorful images of exposition buildings or other scenes. Tourists purchased these and mailed them back to family and friends. This postcard was part of a series produced by the Miller Art Company of Brooklyn, New York that all featured the iconic fair symbols, the Trylon and Perisphere, on their left-hand side.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)
Lithography

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 in

Width: 5.5 in

Inscriptions

On front: New York World's Fair 1939 | 104:--Vanity Fair Building On back: NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR | Officially Licensed | N.Y.W.F. LIC.2965. Aug 7 | Hello frank-Will and doctor of hear having a Time -- | B. Lewis VANITY FAIR BUILDING. | NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR, 1939 | Designed to resemble a container for the products it houses, the Cosmetics Building at the New York World's Fair 1939 is one of the most unusual of the Fair built structures. One of its entrances is by means of a ramp from the Long Island Railroad Station. An auditorium in the building is used for the presentation of motion pictures, pageants and cosmetic shows. MILLER ART CO. INC. BROOKLYN N.Y. POST CARD | FOR ADDRESS B. V. Winslow | 2800 Dumesnil[?] | Louisville | K.Y.

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