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    American Airlines World's Fair Travel Poster (American Airlines, 1964-1965). Poster (30.5" X 39.75").
    The 1964-1965 World's Fair was the third major world's fair to be held in New York City. Its theme was "Peace Through Understanding," dedicated to "Man's Achievement on a Shrinking Globe in an Expanding Universe." To symbolize the theme, a 12-story high, stainless-steel model of the earth called the Unisphere was constructed. To promote its services in conjunction with the big event, American Airlines commissioned artist Henry Bencrathy to create a special poster, including a depiction of the gleaming Unisphere against a shadowy New York City skyline. Finding an original of this poster is challenging, and this one is in pristine condition. Very Fine on Linen.


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    March, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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