World's Fair Auction

Closing February 6th, 2024

Auction # 44 Closing Tuesday - February 6th, 2024 at 10:00 PM EST
Catalog Lot 96

Auction Local Time: Apr 19, 2024 04:30:26 EDT

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1909 Hudson Fulton Celebration
Unused Postcard with multicolor picture of "Float - Orpheus Before Pluto". " In the upper left corner is printed "Hudson-Fulton Celebration Commission Official Post Card/No. 61." On the reverse side, the upper left corner is the Hudson-Fulton Celebration logo. The following is printed at the bottom left: "Orpheus Before Pluto - Orpheus, the son of Apollo, played the lyre so well that even the trees and rocks followed him around when he played. His beautiful wife, Eurydice, was bitten by a serpent and died. Orpheus followed her to the regions of the dead, and played so sweetly before Pluto, its king, that he finally consented that Eurydice should go back with him to the land of the living." Card published by the Redfield Brothers of New York City. Size 5 1/2" wide by 3 1/2". Condition: Excellent.

Winning Bid: $ 22


Estimate: $ 6 - $ 10

Bidding Ended


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