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[Michel Kady promotional prints of California scenes].
BANC PIC 2019.042--PIC
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Title:

[Michel Kady promotional prints of California scenes]

Creator/Contributor:

Kady, Michel, creator, artist.

Abstract:

Color lithographic prints promoting leisure, recreation and tourism in California. Subjects of scenes depicted include golfing, beach-going, San Francisco's Chinatown, ferryboats at a crowded dock, a miner and priest at a California Mission, boating (perhaps on Lake Tahoe) and a train traveling in a canyon. Fashions depicted in scenes are from the 1920s and/or 1930s.

Date:

1925 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Leisure -- California -- Pictorial works
Recreation -- California -- Pictorial works
Tourism -- California
California -- Description and travel

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Artist's name printed in lower corner of each print: Michel Kady.
Prints lack titles, captions or any other descriptive information. Publisher, printer, date of issue unknown.
Michel Kady promotional prints of California scenes, BANC PIC 2019.042, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Cultural Images ; 2019.
Michel Kady: Hungarian-American artist born November 1, 1901 in San Francisco, where he was based as an artist at least through the 1940s; later moved to Foster City; known for plein-air watercolors and oil paintings, as well as illustrations of travel publications, posters and other promotional materials; clients included Southern Pacific, Wells Fargo, and other transportation companies and municipal agencies; died in San Mateo July 21, 1977.

Type:

graphic
Lithographs.

Physical Description:

print
8 prints in 1 folder : color lithographs ; 16 x 13 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2019.042--PIC

Origin:

California