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Fly To India By BOAC Wootton UK / 1940s / Travel Posters / Frank Wootton / 101.5x63.5 Original vintage travel advertising poster – Fly to India by BOAC – British Overseas Airways Corporation in association with Qantas Empire Airways Limited, South African Airways, Tasman Empire Airways Limited. Colourful illustration by the notable British painter and illustrator Frank Wootton (1911-1998) featuring a festive scene on a street full of people dressed in traditional clothing watching as people riding on decorated elephants adorned in gold and red and soldiers in smart uniform march in front of a white palace building, a plane flying overhead in the yellow orange sky below the stylised red title text. (The British Overseas Airways Corporation / BOAC was the British state airline created in 1940-1946 as the result of a merger, merging again in 1971-1974 to create British Airways / BA.) Printed in Great Britain. Very good condition, restored tears and minor loss on margins, backed on linen.