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Model of New York World's Fair, 1939

Object Number: 
INV.283
Date: 
ca.1939
Medium: 
Metal, wood, fiber
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 113 1/2 x 41 1/4 in. ( 25.4 x 288.3 x 104.8 cm )
Marks: 
Painted: at upper right: "NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1939" painted: at lower right: "BOARD/ OF/ DESIGN" painted: around compass: "N/S/E/W"
Description: 
Scale model of 1939 New York World's Fair; metal base, plaster landforms, wooden features, and fibrous trees; painted primarily in green with silver water; Statue of Liberty at center of compass rose in upper right; inscriptions.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group