1933-1934 Chicago World's Fair Hall Of Science Oratone Gold-tone Photograph For Sale
THIS IS AN ORIGINAL VINTAGE FRAMED ORATONE GOLD-TONE PHOTOGRAPH, THE SIXTH OF A SERIES COMMEMORATING THE 1933-1934 CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIR, ALSO KNOWN AS THE "CENTURY OF PROGRESS" INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION (IN HONOR OF 100 YEARS SINCE THE INCORPORATION OF CHICAGO). IT IS A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE HALL OF SCIENCE BUILDING. THE ORATONE MEASURES 4-11/16"X3-11/16" AND IS IN A 1/2 INCH WOOD FRAME WITH GOLD TRIM. THERE ARE SOME SMALL DISCOLORATIONS, AND THE PAPER BACKING HAS BEEN TORN, BUT IT IS OTHERWISE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. "The oratone is a type of hard photograph. The oratone was used extensively by Edward S. Curtis in the early 1900s. Oratones were created by taking a glass plate coated with gelatin silver emulsion and exposing it to a negative. After the plate is exposed and developed, the back of the plate is painted gold, creating a positive image. The oratone was most popular from the 1890s through the 1920s."USUALLY SHIPS WITHIN 24 HOURS OF RECEIPT OF PAYPAL PAYMENT, VIA STANDARD SHIPPING. FOR MULTIPLE PURCHASES, ADD 50 CENTS FOR SHIPPING EACH ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPH.
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1933-1934 Chicago World's Fair Hall Of Science Oratone Gold-tone Photograph: $150