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Air France - Extreme Orient

Air France - Extreme Orient

ID# 13764
G. Dumas
1950
12.25" x 19.75"
(31cm x 50cm)
Regular price ¥285,800 JPY
Regular price Sale price ¥285,800 JPY
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A traditional Chinese rice hat with a map of the Far East on it fans over symbols of Japan, Thailand, and Indonesia below. The sea is transformed into a deep, dramatic burgundy, and a Lockheed Constellation belonging to Air France departs on its journey back to Europe in this elegant 1950 poster.

Air France was formed in 1933 through a merger of several smaller international companies. These smaller airlines had already built extensive networks across the world, and when combined under the Air France umbrella they created an exciting accessibility to fliers. Air France remains one of the most highly regarded international airlines, servicing 78 countries around the world. It served as France's primary national flag carrier for seven decades prior to its 2003 merger with KLM.

Posters have always been essential to Air France’s communications. It has one of the greatest collections in the world with over 1500 posters created by the most famous illustrators. Air France posters are usually striking, with few words, and depict destinations as dream-like and air travel as making dreams come true.

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.

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