|Posters - Travel|
South Africa by BOAC Wootton UK / 1951 / Travel Posters / Frank Wootton / 100.5x63.5 Original vintage travel advertising poster: South Africa by BOAC. Great illustration by the notable British painter and illustrator Frank Wootton (1911-1998) featuring people in traditional headdresses with feathers playing drums and dancing as a plane flies overhead, the text against the blue sky above. British Overseas Airways Corporation in association with Qantas Empire Airways Limited, South African Airways, Tasman Empire Airways Limited. (The British Overseas Airways Corporation / BOAC was the British state airline created in 1940-1946 as the result of a merger, introducing the world's first passenger jets to its service in 1952 and merging again in 1971-1974 to create British Airways / BA.) Very good condition, restored minor loss and tears on margins, backed on linen.