Nov 14, 2019 - Sale 2524

Sale 2524 - Lot 117

Price Realized: $ 16,250
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Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
EDWARD M. EGGLESTON (1882-1941) ATLANTIC CITY / PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD. Circa 1935.
40 1/4x25 inches, 102 1/2x63 1/2 cm. O. Co., Clifton, N.J.
Condition A-: minor tears and creases at edges and in corners. Paper.
Eggleston designed three posters for the Pennsylvania Railroad promoting travel to Atlantic City. The others promote the New Jersey seaside city as America's "All-Year Resort." Facing north, this image captures the magnificent and diverse hotels along the boardwalk including the recognizable Chalfonte, Marlborough-Blenheim and the Traymore. He also provides a snapshot of the colorful bustle along the boardwalk and the activity of bathers on the beach. Eggleston p. 24.

Additional Details

Chalfonte Hotel, Marlborough-Blenheim Hotel, The Traymore Hotel