Wonder City of the World: New York City Travel Posters

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See Wonder City of the World: New York City Travel Posters on view at Poster House, March 14–September 8, 2024.

From the Statue of Liberty to Times Square, Harlem to Coney Island, this lavishly illustrated art book covers 100 years of how New York City was sold to the world via graphic design. The book’s stunning historic posters feature New York City’s iconic skyline, unique architecture, and the warmth and charms of its individual neighborhoods. With artwork that depicts landmark events that made NYC the capital of style and entertainment, these posters capture and promote the ever-changing, idealized view of the city.
Wonder City of the World features essays from PBS’s Antiques Roadshow star, antiques expert, and author Nicholas D. Lowry alongside Poster House Chief Curator & Director of Content Angelina Lippert, curator Tim Medland, author and editor Catherine Bindman, and design experts Colette Gaiter, Jon Key, Jennifer Rittner, and Michele Washington.

Includes three frameable 10 x 8 inch print reproductions in a back cover pocket:

New York/Swissair, 1951, by Henri Ott

New York Central Building, 1930, by Chesley Bonestell

United Air Lines/New York, c. 1957, by Stanley Walter Galli

Published by Cernunnos and Poster House in 2024. Book design by Benjamin Brard. Hardcover, measures 12 x 9 inches, 240 pages. ISBN 9781419774096

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