Construction of Trylon and Perisphere
Accession number TD1993.12.1
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 Material Information
Title: Construction of Trylon and Perisphere print
Physical Description: Artifact
Creator: Hugh Ferriss ( Designer )
Subjects / Keywords: Architecture/Arch. Design -- Futuristic/Utopian -- World's Fairs and Expositions
Genre: print
Content description: Ink on paper lithographic print depicting the construction of the Trylon and Perisphere, the structures designed to symbolize the theme of the 1939 New York World's Fair "The World of Tomorrow"; image depicts a ground level view of the construction site from a perspective beneath the metal framework of the Perisphere, the circular structure which symbolized "the world"; a group of workers standing on a beam in the center of the Perisphere structure are hoisting a panel in place, while at left center another crew of workers aided by a crane are raising a curved beam to the top of the framework; in background at right is the framework of both the Trylon, and the Helicline, the ramp which connected the Trylon to the Perisphere.
Preferred Citation: The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
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Bibliographic ID: WOLF001746
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location: The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: accession number - TD1993.12.1
Classification: Fine Art

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