New York: The New York World's Fair, . Single sheet, 11 1/4 x 8 inches, folded to make 4 pages, 2 of which are printed, with an original gelatin silver sepia photograph, 3 3/16 x 4 11/16 inches, tipped to the front page. Light dusting and a crease to the card, with the photograph in fine condition. Item #53495
This greeting card bears an original sepia toned photograph by the renowned pictorialist photographer, Adolf Fassbender, with his name in type beneath the image. The printed message, "The New York World's Fair extends best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a successful 1940 Season"; it is signed in ink by Thomas F. Marrah, who handled many of the day-to-day duties of the Office of the Secretary of the New York World's Fair.