We have always considered and collected these commercial masks and helmets as industries tribal art. Examples can be elegant in their simplicity or bazaar and complex. They are always unique, suprising and filled with personality.
1922 New York Stock Exchange Building Print
Large Albertype print of the New York Stock Exchange at Broad and Wall Streets|showing the main Greek Revival building (1903) designed by George Post and the 23-story tower added by architects Trowbridge and Livingston|which was completed in 1922. This example is imprinted in the lower right “Trowbridge & Livingston Architects of the Addition.” Perhaps it was issued as a promotion for the company. 40 in.Hx28 in.Wx1 in.D $1,100