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New York's 1939-1940 World's Fair

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New York's 1939-1940 World's Fair by Andrew F Wood
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The 1939-1940 New York World's Fair promised a new age of global communication, nationwide superhighways, and suburban living-and it delivered. Crafted by designers such as Walter Dorwin Teague, Norman Bel Geddes, and Raymond Loewy, the twelve-hundred-acre fair in Flushing Meadows sold visitors a streamlined world of consumer goods-teardrop cars and smoking robots, electric dishwashers and nylon stockings-manufactured by companies such as Westinghouse, General Motors, and AT&T. In New York's 1939-1940 World's Fair, insightful narrative accompanies dazzling postcards, advertisements, and illustrations of Democracity, Futurama, the Lagoon of Nations, and the famed Trylon and Perisphere, recalling the promise and optimism of a fair that enchanted forty-five million visitors.
Release date Australia
October 1st, 2004
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Arcadia Publishing
Pages
125
Dimensions
159x229x6
ISBN-13
9780738535852
Product ID
28251911

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