Sculpture | New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.) | Pavilions

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Date: 1980
Language: eng
Type: transcripts
Identifier: aql:2263
Description: Ruth Cohen discusses her memories of the 1939 New York World's Fair including the sculptures, artwork ,and standing in line to see the Futurama exhibit. She briefly mentions economic hardship her fami ... More
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Date: 1940
Type: Digital Photographs
Identifier: aql:1976
Description: Black and white view of woman in traditional Mexican dress standing between two lion sculptures at the entrance of the Great Britain Pavilion. Photo by photographer, folklorist, and filmmaker Luis Mar ... More
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1559
Description: Black and white view of Joseph Reiner's sculpture "Speed". The A.T.&T. Building is visible behind.
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1556
Description: Black and white view of the Czechoslovakian Pavilion facade featuring a heraldic symbol. A quote by Czechoslovakian writer John Comenius is visible on the top of the building.
Authors: Gadaleta, Cosmo
Date: circa 1939
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:2187
Description: View of visitors entering the Finland Pavilion, which was part of the Hall of Nations. There is a sculpture of a nude woman holding up her hand near the pavilion entrance.
Authors: Fox, Sam
Date: circa 1939
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:2373
Description: Entrance to the Ford Motors Pavilion featuring Robert Foster's sculpture of Mercury. The Trylon is visible in the far distance.
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1427
Description: Black and white panoramic view of International and Domestic Government Zones with Soviet Union sculpture visible on the left.
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1439
Description: Black and white view of heraldic lion relief sculpture on the Great Britain Pavilion.
Authors: Gadaleta, Cosmo
Date: circa 1939
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:2173
Description: Entrance flanked by sculptures of two lions and a heraldric relief sculpture of British royalty.
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1530
Description: Black and white view of facade of the Great Britain Pavilion featuring a relief sculpture of a heraldic lion.
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:1595
Description: A statue of the goddess Roma stood atop a 200 foot high pedestal with a waterfall cascading down the steps into a pool at the base of the monument.
Authors: Fox, Sam
Date: circa 1939
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:2343
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1546
Description: Black and white view of the entrance to the Italian exhibit located within the Hall of Nations.
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: black-and-white negatives
Identifier: aql:1580
Description: Crowd under the Italian Pavilion. The pavilion featured a statue of the goddess Roma on a 200 foot high pedestal with a waterfall cascading down the steps.
Authors: Golby, Bob
Date: circa 1939
Type: negatives (photographic)
Identifier: aql:1521
Description: Black and white view of the Jewish Palestine Pavilion and three art deco copper relief sculptures that stood above the pavilion's main entranceway.