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Accession number 2011.31
Collection Gustav Rehberger Collection
Object ID 2011.31.21
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 "On East Drive Is A Statue Of A Dog! It Honors BALTO, Leader of Dog Team Rushing Diptheria Antitoxin to Nome, Alaska, in 1925. Was Present With His Master At Unveiling" with a pen and ink illustration of the Statue. The verso says "1948 is the 50th Anniversary of Greater New York City Five Boroughs Were Merged As One City On January 1, 1898 - Most Populous Borough Is Brooklyn" with a pen and ink illustration of a cityscape.
Extent of Description One 11" X 14" Car Card
Physical characteristics Double-sided, black & white car card with illustration.
Level of description Item
Subjects Statues
New York (N.Y.)--Politics and government.
Animal teams
People/ Corporations New York Subway Advertising Company, Inc.
Rehberger, Gustav
Number of images 2.0