International Industries Fair Utrecht, Holland

 
International Industries Fair Utrecht, Holland
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  • Title :     International Industries Fair Utrecht, Holland
  • Artist:     Pieter Adrianus Hendrick Hofman Designer Unknown, Printer
  • Accession:     86.4.9
  • Country:     Netherlands Utrecht
  • Date:     1930
  • Dimensions:     Inches 38-5/8 23-7/8, Centimeters 98.1 60.6
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Posters and Printed Ephemera
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Advertising , Fair
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     86.4.9.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Posters and Printed Ephemera
Description:
Ink on paper offset color lithograph depicting a stylized figure of the god of commerce, Mercury, poised in a running stance superimposed in front of a zig-zag shape; fragments of smoking industrial buildings, cog wheels and machine parts located in the background. The representation of Mercury fits the sign, at the bottom right, of Utrecht Industrial Fair (a letter "U" with the winged helmet of mercury on top). This poster was designed for the annual international industry fair located in Utrecht, Netherlands.