PHILADELPHIA GREYHOUND Travel Advertising Poster
|Size:||28" X 38"|
|Country of Poster:||Unknown|
|Additional Information:||Original vintage travel poster: PHILADELPHIA GREYHOUND. Artist: Roth. Size 28" x 38" Professional acid-free archival linen backed; ready to frame. Excellent condition. This is the rare 'full size" Philadelphia travel poster. Original vintage travel poster published by Greyhound to promote travel to Philadelphia via their buses. Depicted here a couple feeding pigeons in front of Independence Hall. Independence Hall is the building where both the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted. The building is now the centerpiece of the Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is listed as a World Heritage Site. Also shown the statue of John Barry (1745 –1803) who was an officer in the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War and later in the United States Navy. He came to be widely credited as "The Father of the American Navy"and was appointed a captain in the Continental Navy on December 7, 1775. He was the first captain placed in command of a U.S. warship commissioned for service under the Continental flag. This is an Original Lithograph Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This poster is professional acid-free conservation mounted, linen backed, and in very good condition. (please note that standard excellent condition allows for very minor handling wear at edges).|
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