“Gateway to the World” QR3

Gateway to the World

3rd Photo Set

The Miss Maxwell House Airplane
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This amazing example of 1928 photo manipulation was comprised of two negatives sandwiched together to create the illusion of a plane in flight over the city of Houston.

Watch Houston Lead
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A positive attitude for these Chevrolet salesmen in 1926 had them traveling to St. Louis for a major convention. The slogan “Watch Houston Lead” was appropriate for a city on the fast trac for growth. Southern Pacific rail yards.

Don't Park Here
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Built in 1910, the Harris County Courthouse was the background for a host of confiscated whiskey stills piled high in front of the watering troughs. Prohibition inhibited the locals from supplying expected conventioneers of the 1928 Democratic convention with Texas moonshine.

The Pride of Houston
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The Auditorium Hotel (now Lancaster) was across the street from the old Houston City Auditorium (now Jones Hall). It would not be Texas if you could not book a room for your horse.

The Two Millionth Ford
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This is the front of City Hall on Travis looking northwest. 1930's. The two millionth eight-cylinder Ford was in town making for the perfect photo opportunity.

The Alta Arts will receive a portion of every image sold during this
exhibit or custom ordered through The Alta Arts after the exhibit thru
the end of 2023.

All images in this exhibit are printed on EPSON quality Exhibition Satin
canvas utilizing archival inks. They are stretched and ready to hang,
with or without a frame.

All images can be custom ordered on EPSON Quality Luster Finish paper
utilizing archival inks to the following sizes:
11 x 14 inch on paper $100.00

16 x 20 inch on paper $150.00

20 x 24 inch on paper $200.00

24 x 30 inch on paper $250.00

30 x 40 inch on paper $350.00

30 x 40 inch on canvas $600.00

All custom orders on canvas will take approximately 30 days to turn.
All custom orders on paper will take approximately 10 days to turn.
All custom orders should be prepaid.

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