Maquette for the Social Science Hall at A Century of Progress Exposition, Chicago: S.O.S.

 
Maquette for the Social Science Hall at A Century of Progress Exposition, Chicago: S.O.S.
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  • Title :     Maquette for the Social Science Hall at A Century of Progress Exposition, Chicago: S.O.S.
  • Artist:     Alfonso Iannelli Designer
  • Accession:     83.6.3
  • Country:     United States Chicago Illinois
  • Date:     1933
  • Dimensions:     Inches 25-5/8 15-9/16 3-1/4, Centimeters 65.1 39.5 8.3
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Communication , Exhibition/Events , Figurative
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     83.6.3.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Cast plaster bas relief maquette; image depicts a blue painted stylized male figure in distress, sound waves and the telegraphic code symbols in suggestive pattern movements culminating at the top with the antennae sending out their message.