Sunday, November 26, 2017

S K Y L I N E S . . . of big cities

Toronto architecture, a photograph of a giant apartment building
This apartment building in Toronto is part of the city skyline,  a horizon of buildings
      
S K Y L I N E S
         
Cable-cars at the 1933 Chicago World's Fair, a photograph
Cable-cars at the 1933 Chicago World's Fair  are not the way we'd like to die
     
S K Y L I N E S
       
a C.G. Evers illustration
a C.G. Evers illustration,  1940s?     Click image twice for full size
     
S K Y L I N E S
       
a Viktor Schreckengost painting of an urban skyline at night
Viktor Schreckengost
     
S K Y L I N E S
          
1888 New York City, an illustration of Coenties Slip
1888 New York City     see full size
Coenties Slip 2017, Wikipedia:  although surrounded by skyscrapers,
a row of buildings from the 19th century still stands along the block that
is open to vehicles, and these buildings are in active use by small businesses
     
S K Y L I N E S
       
a poster, New Zealand 1840 - 1940 centennial
a 1940 poster for the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition
         
S K Y L I N E S
       
the 1939 New York World's Fair Diorama, a color photograph
a part of the 1939 New York World's Fair Diorama
     
S K Y L I N E S
       
a Winsor Mccay newspaper editorial cartoon    see full size
"get rich quick"    "bootleg whiskey"    "crime"    "dope"
     
S K Y L I N E S
       
Harvey comics, Little Dot looking at a city at night
Harvey comics, 1960s?
     
S K Y L I N E S
       
a Boris Bilinsky 1927 poster for Fritz Lang's film, Metropolis
Click image twice for full size
     
S K Y L I N E S
       
Robert Gibbings art, a 1919 town at night in winter
Robert Gibbings art, 1919
     
S K Y L I N E S
       
Ivan Bilibin illustration
Russia:  an Ivan Bilibin book illustration

S K Y L I N E S
       
a Frans Masereel woodcut
a Frans Masereel woodcut
     
S K Y L I N E S
       
a Frans Masereel woodcut, a couple's urban depression and sadness
Frans Masereel
          
S K Y L I N E S
         
a Herbert Paus illustration of a city skyline with a derigable
a Herbert Paus magazine graphic
     
S K Y L I N E S
       
an Alexander Leydenfrost illustration of flooded New York city in disaster
an Alexander Leydenfrost illustration    see full size 
Alexander Leydenfrost was a baron in the Austro-Hungarian monarchy,
and a very successful illustrator in the USA
          
S K Y L I N E S
       
a Merrill Grant illustration of a harbor and city skyline for a children's book
a Merrill Grant 1960s children's book illustration    see full size
     
S K Y L I N E S
   
a photograph of the back of giant rooftop advertising billboards in 1928
the back of advertising billboards in 1928
     
S K Y L I N E S
        
MC Escher, a town's rooftops and church, Amsterdam
part of 1934 Amsterdam:  an M.C. Escher print
     
S K Y L I N E S
        
An artist's concept drawing for a Disney animation    see full size
     
S K Y L I N E S
             
a 1930 photograph vision of 1980
a 1930 vision of 1980     see full size
 
S K Y L I N E S
       
Frank R. Paul, 100 years hence, a future city, Hugo Gernsback
a Frank R. Paul magazine illustration       see full size
     
S K Y L I N E S
            
1938 USA skyscrapers, a photograph 1938  USA
     
S K Y L I N E S
            
Mel Crawford, yogi Bear
from Mel Crawford children's book, 1960s
     
S K Y L I N E S
            
a Ronald Searle urban rooftop gardener in a city skyline
a Ronald Searle illustration      see full size
     
S K Y L I N E S
            
a watercolor Gilbey's Gin ad 1962
a 1961 watercolor illustration     see full size
     
S K Y L I N E S
            
an art installation by Zhan Wang, stainless steel city
an art installation by Zhan Wang     see full size
     
S K Y L I N E S
            
an art installation by Zhan Wang, stainless steel city
Zhan Wang     see full size
     
S K Y L I N E S
            
Ben Tolman art, 2015, a city skyline
Ben Tolman,  2015
     
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