Apr 18, 2019 - Sale 2506

Sale 2506 - Lot 283

Price Realized: $ 2,000
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
(CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIR--KAUFMANN & FABRY)
A group of 24 select modernist scenes of the splendid structures displayed throughout the Chicago World's Fair.
Kaufmann & Fabry captured majestic views of the Hall of Science; elegant architectural studies of the various pavilions; multiple beautifully-lit night scenes depicting the Art Deco splendor of the General Motors, Chrysler and Transportion Buildings; fireworks; bird's-eye views of the site against Lake Michigan; and
more. Warm-toned silver prints on thick double weight paper, the images measuring 8x11 inches (20.3x28 cm.), and the reverse, the sheets 10 3/4x13 1/2 inches (27.3x34.2 cm.), each with a caption, in pencil, on recto. 1933
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