Exposition de Hanoi [Hanoi Exposition]

 
Exposition de Hanoi [Hanoi Exposition]
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  • Title :     Exposition de Hanoi [Hanoi Exposition]
  • Artist:     Clementine Hélène Dufau Designer Société Coloniale des Beaux-Arts Publisher Charles Verneau Printer
  • Accession:     85.4.100
  • Country:     France Paris
  • Date:     1902
  • Dimensions:     Inches 31-1/2 44-1/4 Dimensions, mylar encapsulation Inches 30-5/8 43-1/2 Dimensions, sheet, Centimeters 80.0 112.4 Dimensions, mylar encapsulation Centimeters 77.9 110.5 Dimensions, sheet
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Posters and Printed Ephemera
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Figurative , Ethnic , Nationalism , Colonialism
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     85.4.100.JPG
  • Tags:     Colonialism~World's Fairs and Expositions~Posters and Printed Ephemera
Description:
Ink on paper offset color lithograph encapsulated in mylar promoting an exhibition in Hanoi; image depicts a young woman wearing an exotic dark-green far-eastern costume with gold pointed headpiece and stylized wings flanking her shoulders as she is seated in a throne carved with elephants at the sides; bright orange fabric is draped acress her lap; a small naked child bends at her feet picking up books titled SCIENCES, COMMERCE, INDUSTRIE; Colonial ships sail in the ocean located in the background.