Design for tire ad: See Both Fairs in '39 Go By Car

 
Design for tire ad: See Both Fairs in '39 Go By Car
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  • Title :     Design for tire ad: See Both Fairs in '39 Go By Car
  • Artist:     Ken Sawyer Artist, Possibly Frank E. Feliz Other relation Golden Gate International Exposition Bay Company Other relation
  • Accession:     TD1993.45.8 a,b
  • Country:     United States San Francisco California
  • Date:     circa 1939
  • Dimensions:     Inches 6 5 Dimensions, folded Inches 12 10 Dimensions, front and back (a) Inches 6 10 Dimensions, interior text (b), Centimeters 15.2 12.7 Dimensions, folded Centimeters 30.5 25.4 Dimensions, front and back (a) Centimeters 15.2 25.4 Dimensions, interior text (b)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     Automobiles , Bridges , World's Fairs and Expositions , Advertising , Graphic Design , Tourism
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1993.45.8.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~World's Fairs and Expositions~Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
Colored pencil and graphite on paper design drawing for a tire ad encouraging travel by car to the 1939 World Fairs in San Francisco and New York; front cover depicts image of a tire with the Trylon and Perisphere representing New York and the Elephant Tower Portals represent San Francisco; fold out panel includes an oval pathway with cars connecting both cities superimposed over a yellow map. a: front and back cover, interior text with map, b: interior text with tire