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United Air Lines Washington DC Original Vintage Travel Poster c1960 by Stan Galli

United Air Lines - Washington D.C.

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Stan Galli
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$750
C1960
25" x 40" - 64cm x 102cm
13469

The early 1950's saw the vast expansion of air travel for consumers. This particular image was created for United Air Lines by Stan Galli in his modernist style that is so well regarded even 60 years later. In this image, we see a couple leaving the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.

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. Mr. 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 art of Stan Galli on our blog.

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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