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    New York World's Fair Travel Poster (Grinnell Litho Co., 1939). Poster (20" X 30").
    John Atherton (1900-1952) was a commercial illustrator who designed for General Motors, Shell Motors, and Dole. In 1939, he was commissioned to create a poster for the New York World's Fair. His superb Art Deco piece includes the Persisphere, Trylon, and the Geosphere, enveloped in the embrace of Lady Liberty. Heritage sold a smaller version of this poster in the July Signature Auction. This piece shows only slight horizontal creasing, and a small tear in the bottom border. Rolled, Very Fine.


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