Recasting of a Classic Machine Age Plaque

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If you appreciate the Machine Age era, you'll love this recasting in bonded aluminium of an incredible architectural artifact. The original plaque was found above the entrance doors of the Con Edison Substation #1, in Brooklyn, N.Y. Strong WPA styling, depicting the machinations of American industry; including a group of workers armed with tools, automobiles, gears, airplanes, zepelins, propellors, and the Con Ed Substation itself. The background appears to be the skyline of NYC, with one of it's great bridges (Brooklyn Bridge?)

This plaque is wired and ready for installation.

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    Contemporary
  • Period
    21st Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Resin
  • Condition
    Excellent. New. .
  • Dimensions
    11.5 in. H x 31 in. W x 1.75 in. D
    29 cm H x 79 cm W x 4 cm D
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    U0901068048880
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2005

Typical response time: 10 hours

Located in New York, NY

Associations:
  • 20th Century Specialists

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