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Original Vintage Poster USA Fly BOAC Airline Travel America Midcentury Design

US$2,345.95

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Original vintage travel poster for USA Fly BOAC British Overseas Airways Corporation featuring a fun and colourful mid-century design by the notable British graphic designer Abram Games (Abraham Gamse; 1914-1996) depicting a smiling man in a cowboy style hat with the BOAC speedbird logo on both sides and a city skyscraper in the centre and his a neck scarf in the red white and blue stars and stripes of the American flag against a pink and red background with the bold stylised lettering above. (The British Overseas Airways Corporation / BOAC was the British state airline created in 1940-1946 as the result of a merger, introducing the world's first passenger jets to its service in 1952 and merging again in 1971-1974 to create British Airways / BA.) Very good condition, restored paper losses, restored tears, backed on linen.

Details

  • Creator
    Abram Games (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 76 cm (29.93 in.)Width: 51 cm (20.08 in.)Depth: 1 mm (0.04 in.)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1955
  • Condition
    Additions or alterations made to the original: Restored paper losses, restored tears, backed on linen. Very good condition, restored paper losses, restored tears, backed on linen.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1012622471472

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    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
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