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Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
DESIGNER UNKNOWN 39 3/4 HOURS TO CHICAGO! / SOUTHERN PACIFIC. 1936. 23x16 inches, 58 1/2x40 1/2 cm. Condition B+: minor repaired tears, restored losses and restoration at edges; minor restoration in image. This, the Southern Pacific's "first streamliner poster . . . emphasized the distinctive "armor yellow" color and automotive profile of the new City of San Francisco. The artists communicated modernity and speed by rendering the train in a seamless watercolor wash, removing all trace of rivets and vestibules" (Zega p. 111). Zega 140.