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Accession number 2011.31
Collection Gustav Rehberger Collection
Object ID 2011.31.9
Object Name Poster
Date 1948
Title New York by Rehberger
Scope & Content Subway car card that is part of the series "New York by Rehberger." Gustav Rehberger was an artist who created a series of car cards for the New York Subways Advertising Company in 1948 about various New York landmarks.

The car card is double sided. One side says Columbus Monument in Columbus Circle 724 Tons, 75 Ft. High Has Been Underpinned Twice For Subway Construction - in 1900 For IRT Line in 1924 for IND" with a pen and ink illustration of the Columbus Monument. The verso says "Greeley Square has 5 Levels of Transit: Long Island Railroad, Hudson Tubes,
Sixth Avenue Subway, Broadway-BMT Subway and Sixth Ave.-Broadway Buses" with a pen and ink illustration of the statue of Horace Greeley and the surrounding park.
Extent of Description One 11" X 14" Car Card
Physical characteristics Double-sided, black & white car card with illustration.
Level of description Item
Subjects Greeley Square (Manhattan, N.Y.)
Columbus Circle
Subway stations--New York (State)--New York
People/ Corporations New York Subway Advertising Company, Inc.
Rehberger, Gustav
Number of images 2