Poster, "Auto Show February 18th -25th, 1922, State Armory, Albany, New York,"

Summary

Auto shows use glamour, giveaways, spectacle, and sex appeal to show off manufacturers' latest offerings. Part entertainment and part consumer education, auto shows have their roots in 19th Century industrial exhibitions and world's fairs. New York City hosted America's first auto show in 1900 and the idea caught on. This poster promoted the 1922 Albany, New York Auto Show.

Auto shows use glamour, giveaways, spectacle, and sex appeal to show off manufacturers' latest offerings. Part entertainment and part consumer education, auto shows have their roots in 19th Century industrial exhibitions and world's fairs. New York City hosted America's first auto show in 1900 and the idea caught on. This poster promoted the 1922 Albany, New York Auto Show.

Artifact

Poster

Date Made

1922

Subject Date

18 February 1922-25 February 1922

Creators

Argus Company (Albany, N.Y.) 

Place of Creation

United States, New York, Albany 

Creator Notes

Designed and printed by the Argus Company, Albany, New York.

Collection Title

Poster Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

87.15.8.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Lithography

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 10 in

Width: 6.25 in

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