Pursell, Chicago World's Fair - A Century of Progress - Hall of Science, 1933 original poster

This is one of several powerful posters designed by Weimer Pursell for Chicago's World's Fair: Century of Progress. This poster depicts the Hall of Science at the fair as well as other areas. Pursell (1906-1974) was born in Tennessee and studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. He worked as an illustrator for Life & Esquire & designed posters for American Airlines, Coca Cola as well as five different 1933/34 World's Fair posters.

 


Lithograph, 28 x 42 inches
This poster is conservation backed on acid-free paper and canvas for archival purposes.
Original vintage posters are rare and availability is subject to prior sale.

 
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