3 Ore Funivia Aquila Gran Sasso [3 Hour Cableway Aquila Gran Sasso]

 
3 Ore Funivia Aquila Gran Sasso [3 Hour Cableway Aquila Gran Sasso]
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  • Title :     3 Ore Funivia Aquila Gran Sasso [3 Hour Cableway Aquila Gran Sasso]
  • Artist:     Umberto Noni Designer Barabino And Graeve Publisher
  • Accession:     87.533.4.1
  • Country:     Italy Genoa
  • Date:     1932, design date 1934, print date
  • Dimensions:     Inches 41-1/8 29-1/4, Centimeters 104.5 74.3
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Posters and Printed Ephemera
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     Leisure/Sports , Travel , Fascism , Advertising
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     87.533.4.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Health, Hygiene, and Fitness~Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~Posters and Printed Ephemera
Description:
Ink on paper offset color lithograph mounted on linen depicting a red bus travelling a white winding road shaped like the number "3" which leads to a sky-lift at the top of a mountain; the bus is illustrated next to a column representing Rome with the shadow of a large fasces is located at the beginning of the road; the town of Aquilia located at the road's midway is superimposed against a large black eagle with outspread wings; the names of mountain peaks and elevations are located at the top of the mountain at the end of the road.