BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation) was a British airline owned by the British government. It was founded in 1939 after the merger of Imperial Airways and British Airways Ltd. During WWII BOAC kept Britain connected with its colonies and the allied world. The airline travelled around the world to many destinations, the first flight to Hong Kong was carried out in 1936.The airline was operative and traveling overseas until 1974, after being merged with BEA (British European Airways) which evolved into today's British Airways.
In this fanciful image we see the 3 men in their traditional Scottish kilts and accessories dancing a highland fling. It is a spirited image with a slight bit of humor to it. This is one of a series of posters created in the 1950's to support BOAC's marketing efforts post World War II.
This is an Original Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This poster is conservation mounted, linen backed, and in excellent condition. We guarantee the authenticity of all of our posters.