1980 Ted Xaras "Zoo Tower" Poster

(Actual poster is of better quality than above image--reproduction of this image without Higbytoys.com permission is a violation of United States Copyright Law)


1980 PRR Zoo Tower Poster -- "The Zoo Tower in the 1950s"   (SL)
Beautiful quality reproduction of Ted Xaras artwork showing GG1 locomotive No. 4896 easing by a string of multiple unit MP54 electric passenger cars at Zoo Tower (adjacent to Philadelphia's Zoological Garden). Commissioned by the Philadelphia Chapter of the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical and Historical Society to depict a special period in the dynamic history of the "Standard Railroad of the World" this artwork was never the subject of a PRR calendar. The original Ted Xaras painting is from the collection of Fred Freitas. Ted Xaras specializes in railroad and other transportation subjects as well as portraiture. He is also an Associate Professor of Fine Arts at Ursinus Collece, Collegeville, PA, and a part-time lecturer on PRR history centering on the Philadelphia region. Large color poster on heavy museum quality paper measuring approx. 18" by 24" suitable for framing (available Matted with off-white mat and Framed--specify TX1980MFP). This poster, which is now available exclusively from HIGBYTOYS™, is in extremely limited supply and will not be reproduced after the remaining inventory is exhausted! Not yet available in 8 1/2" by 11" size print.

#TX1980P...........(poster only)................$29.95 US   Special Reduced Price.....$24.95 US [a]
#TX1980MFP..(matted & framed).....$54.95 US   Special Reduced Price.....$44.95 US [f] - Frames Temporarily Out of Stock
#TX1980SP...(print only)...................$xx.xx US [a]   Not yet available as an 8 1/2" by 11" Print of same artwork
#TX1980FSP..(framed print).........$xx.xx US [b]   Not yet available as an 8 1/2" by 11" Print of same artwork mounted in Glazed Document Frame for Desktop or Wall Display


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