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The legend of Icarus, 1932. Creator: Unknown.

The legend of Icarus, 1932. Creator: Unknown.

2-701-912 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

The legend of Icarus, 1932. In Greek mythology, Icarus flew too close to the Sun with wings made of wax. The wax melted and he fell to his death. After a wall painting from Pompeii. From "Die Eroberung Der Luft", (The Conquest of the Air), cigarette card album produced by the Garbáty cigarette factory, 1932. Eugene and Moritz Garbáty, who were Jewish, were driven out of business by the Nazis in the late 1930s, and forced to sell their factory which lay empty for over 70 years. [Garbaty Cigarettenfabrik, Berlin-Pankow, 1932]


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Image Aliases

  1. 0580062218
  1. 2-701-912
  1. 2701912

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 5544x3606
File Size : 58570kb

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Creator
  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
People Related
  1. Eugene Garbáty: German: Tobocco manufacturer, art collector
  2. Moritz Garbáty: German: tobacco manufacturer
  3. Josef Garbáty: German, Belarusian: Tobacco manufacturer
Picture Type
  1. Cigarette card

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