High Voltage Railway Electrification, from the Westinghouse Pavilion, A Century of Progress, Exposition, Chicago, Illinois

 
High Voltage Railway Electrification, from the Westinghouse Pavilion, A Century of Progress, Exposition, Chicago, Illinois
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  • Title :     High Voltage Railway Electrification, from the Westinghouse Pavilion, A Century of Progress, Exposition, Chicago, Illinois
  • Artist:     Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company Maker
  • Accession:     83.6.11 a-c
  • Country:     United States Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
  • Date:     1933
  • Dimensions:     Inches 49-1/2 97-5/8 1-1/4 Dimensions, main panel (a) Inches 6 78-1/4 1-3/8 Dimensions, "Westinghouse Pioneering" panel" (b) Inches 6 78-1/4 1-3/8 Dimensions, "High Voltage Electrification" panel (c), Centimeters 125.7 248 3.2 Dimensions, main panel (a) Centimeters 15.2 198.7 3.5 Dimensions, "Westinghouse Pioneering" panel" (b) Centimeters 15.2 198.7 3.5 Dimensions, "High Voltage Electrification" panel (c)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Art Deco
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Railroads , Industry , Technology , Metal/Metal Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     83.6.11 A-C.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~World's Fairs and Expositions~Industrial Design~Decorative Arts and Furniture~Art Deco
Description:
Rectangular Micarta panel with inlaid sections of anodized aluminum, copper and brass depicting a stylized male figure in the center of locomotives and mountains with cityscape above, accompanied by two painted wooden signs with inscriptions.