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Original Vintage United Air Lines Poster to the Great Lakes by Stan Galli c1960

United Air Lines - Great Lakes

Stan Galli
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25" x 40" - 64cm x 102cm

A giant lighthouse full of daytrippers occupies most of this charming image done to promote travel to the American Great Lakes with United Air. Look closer to see all the details artist Stan Galli has included; cargo boats bringing in goods to the harbor criss cross with white sailboats, seagulls fly towards us, and the bow of a woman’s hat blows in the breeze.

The Great Lakes are five interconnected freshwater lakes that connect with the Atlantic Ocean by way of the Saint Lawrence River. The Great Lakes area is located in the middle of America, along its northern border with Canada. Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, and Lake Ontario have been a boon to the Mid-West’s economy for centuries. The cities of Cleveland, Chicago, Detroit, Buffalo, and Toronto are all located along the Great Lakes.

United Airlines, Inc., commonly referred to as United, is a major U.S. airline headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. It is the world's third-largest airline when measured by revenue, after American Airlines and Delta Air Lines. United operates a large domestic and international route network, with an extensive presence in the Asia-Pacific region. United is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's largest airline alliance. United was founded in 1926 as Varney Air Lines and was later known as United Air Lines (UAL). Just prior to the use of the United Airlines name, The Boeing Company operated a predecessor airline.

Stan Galli (1912 - 2009) was a well-known illustrator and painter who devoted the majority of his career to advertising art of all sorts. Galli's art hangs in the Pentagon, the Baseball Hall of Fame and other places of note; his work has been shown at the Smithsonian Institution, the New York Historical Society and the Grand Central Gallery in New York. You can learn more about the life and work of Stan Galli here:

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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