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American Airlines - San Francisco
- Dong Kingman
- 24.5” x 39”
- C 1960
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- San Francisco is well known as a tourist destination and one of the highlights for a visitor is Chinatown in the heart of the city. This poster portrays San Francisco with a bird’s eye view and captures the busy street scene in Chinatown. The vibrant colors are classic Dong Kingman’s style. This poster was created to promote traveling to San Francisco with American Airlines.Dong Kingman (1911-2000) was a famous Chinese American artist and one of America’s leading artists in watercolors. Born in Oakland, California, to an immigrant family from Hong Kong, he was given the name King Man (in Cantonese, they mean “scenery” and “composition”) because of his aspiration to become an artist. He was known as the leading California Style School painter and was famous for his urban and landscape paintings and graphic design work in Hollywood film industry. His works are included by over 50 public and private collections worldwide, including Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Brooklyn Museum; deYoung Museum and Art Institute, Chicago.American Airlines is a major airline based in Fort Worth, Texas. The company was founded in 1926 as a union of more than eighty small airlines and is the world’s largest airline. American Airlines is a founding member of OneWorld Alliance, the largest airline alliance in the world. Through this partnership they are able to coordinate fares and services with Airlines around the world. In 2001, they acquired the well-known Transatlantic Airlines. They still operate today out of ten major hubs in the United States.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.