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Panama-Pacific International Exposition Certificate

Panama-Pacific International Exposition Certificate Image
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Item Number: 49253

First Day of Sale: July 9, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (Price: $75.00) - The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is pleased to introduce the Panama Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) Certificate, the third and final print in the Panama Canal Commemorative Intaglio Print Program, which highlights the 100th anniversary Celebration of the opening of the Panama Canal. The PPIE Certificate is a reproduction of the original certificate the BEP produced for several award winning exhibits at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (World’s Fair) in 1915.

Description of Images:

Top Left: Portrait of Christopher Columbus. Engraved in 1915 by Louis S. Schofield and Joachim C. Benzing.

Top Right: Portrait of Vasco Nunez de Balboa. Engraved in 1915 by Louis S. Schofield and Joachim C. Benzing.

Center Left Vignette: Ornamental Panel (Oranges), for side panel of certificate, Panama Pacific Exposition. Engraved by Harry L. Chorlton and Edward M. Hall, 1915.

Center Right Vignette: Ornamental Panel (Cotton), for side panel of certificate, Panama Pacific Exposition. Engraved by Charles M. Chalmers and Edward M. Hall, 1915.

Center Bottom Vignette: Group of Female Figures - Large, for Central Figure Group for Certificate of Panama Pacific Exposition. Engraved by Marcus W. Baldwin, 1915.

Bottom Vignette: Ships, Cupid. Engraved by Harry L. Chorlton and Marcus W. Baldwin, 1915.

Bottom: Ornamental Panel with Lettering Panama. Dates in Wreaths, 1904, 1915. Engraved by Frank Lamasure and Harry L. Chorlton, 1915.

This print is 17” x 22” in size.


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