Original 1950s India Travel Poster

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Travel poster for the Car festival at Puri India. This 1957 poster is not for the celebration of GM or Mercedes but is in fact for a religious ceremony, known as the Car ceremony, dating back to the 8th Century. The Lord Jaggannatha is known as the redeemer of the fallen. Once a year he appears inside the great shrine at Puri to allow followers to redeem their re-birth by seeing Visnu. He is classed as the Saint For The Common Man, irrespective of Caste, Color, Creed or Sex.

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    1950s
  • Period
    1950-1959
  • Materials and Techniques
    Paper
    Linen
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    39.5 in. H x 24.5 in. W x 0.69 in. D
    100 cm H x 62 cm W x 2 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    U120312921971
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