Radio Broadcasting, from the Westinghouse Pavilion, A Century of Progress, Exposition, Chicago, Illinois

 
Radio Broadcasting, from the Westinghouse Pavilion, A Century of Progress, Exposition, Chicago, Illinois
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  • Title :     Radio Broadcasting, from the Westinghouse Pavilion, A Century of Progress, Exposition, Chicago, Illinois
  • Artist:     Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company Maker
  • Accession:     XX1989.190 a-c
  • Country:     United States Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
  • Date:     1933
  • Dimensions:     Inches 49-1/2 97-1/2 1-1/4 Dimensions, panel (a) Inches 6 78 1-3/4 Dimensions, upper text panel (b) Inches 6 78 1-3/8 Dimensions, lower text panel (c), Centimeters 125.7 247.7 3.2 Dimensions, panel (a) Centimeters 15.2 198.1 4.4 Dimensions, upper text panel (b) Centimeters 15.2 198.1 3.5 Dimensions, lower text panel (c)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Advertising , Radio/TV , Technology , Communication
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1989.190 A-C.JPG
  • Tags:     World's Fairs and Expositions~Industrial Design~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Micarta panel; rectangular panel, black urea formaldehyde laminate inlaid with anodized and dyed aluminum foil shapes representing global span of radio waves originating from the U.S. at center, mounted to another sheet of black urea formaldehyde laminate (Micarta), mounted on 14 gauge steel sheet with aluminum foil covered wood frame; two text panels of painted pressed wood fiberboard framed with aluminum covered wood flanking top and bottom. a: panel, b: upper text panel, c: lower text panel