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    New Mexico and Arizona Travel Poster (Union Pacific, c.1925). Poster (27" X 41") "Land of History and Mystery."
    In the late 1920s and early 1930s railroads banded together, dedicating their resources to a print campaign, "Travel by Train," to compete with the burgeoning automobile industry. Artists Kenneth and William Willmarth had a studio in Omaha Nebraska, near the Union Pacific headquarters, and designed this poster for the series. The poster has been professionally restored, with touchup to tears and a chip in "Mexico" and the woman, pinholes in the top border, a large top right chip, and chips in the left corners and the right border. Fine on Linen.


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