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Edison Mazda calendar image, "Venetian Lamplighter"

GC002.02.062 (RS129534)

Description

Poster featuring a colored image advertising the Edison Mazda light bulb. The print shows "The Venetian Lamplighter" as three figures on a boat, lighting lamps in the lagoon at dusk. This is a photomechanical reproduction of the original. It would have been part of a series of images done for an Edison Lamp Works of General Electric Co. calendar illustrating the development of light.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1924
Physical Description
1 photomechanical reproduction
Dimensions
38.25x 18.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: 62OVR
GUSN
199027
Reference Code
GC002.02.062

Record details

Originator
Forbes Co. (Lithographer)
Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966 (Artist)
Other Organizations
General Electric Company. Edison Lamp Works
Descriptive Terms
advertisements
advertising
calendars
electric lighting
Material Type
photomechanical prints
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Light bulbs
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 61-70
Physical Access Restrictions
Very good

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