Week 5 B -Graphics, Typography & Package Design
Week Ten Graphics, Typography & Package Design
10. Various Posters & Illustrations
10.1. Industrial Fair, Toronto, 1896
Agriculture and Industry, Hand-in-Hand
The Crystal Palace and Lighing Tower surround a cherub celebration the 1896 Industrial Fair.
In 882, the Exhibition Grounds became the first fairgrounds in the world to be lighted by electricity. This was a joint effort by the Fuller Electric Light Co., of New York and the Ball Co., of London, and visitors marvelled at eh glare of light--it also meant that the closlng hour of the exhibition new extended to 10:00 p.m."
The poster is typical decorative, Post-Victorian style is rich with colour thanks to lithographic printing, still new at this time.