Design for promotional materials for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco

 
Design for promotional materials for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco
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  • Title :     Design for promotional materials for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco
  • Artist:     Ken Sawyer Artist Frank E. Feliz Other relation Golden Gate International Exposition Bay Company Other relation
  • Accession:     TD1993.45.22
  • Country:     United States San Francisco California
  • Date:     circa 1939
  • Dimensions:     Inches 14-1/4 10-1/2, Centimeters 36.2 26.7
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     Architecture/Architectural Design , Advertising , World's Fairs and Expositions , Graphic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1993.45.22.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Architecture~Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
Graphite on paper design drawing for promotional materials for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco; image is a rendering in oblique perspective of the Elephant Towers which includes the abstracted form of three elephants side by side carrying pyramids mounted on a stepped platform base with vertical tower and spire; flying airplanes in the background.