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Fly TAA the friendly way [picture]
Bib ID 5057192
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Warner, Ralph Malcolm, 1902-1966
 
Online Versions
Printer (Victory Publicity Litho)
Description [Sydney, N.S.W.] : Trans Australia Airlines, [195-?] 
1 poster : col. port. ; 98 x 59 cm. 
Summary

Iconic TAA poster featuring an air hostess in summer uniform (white) wearing wings, epaulettes (3 stripes), TAA flightcrew wing, ribbon bars, blue hat with TAA emblem. The model was Nola Rose. Without any background. Includes different types of fonts. Artwork by Ralph Warner.

Biography/History

Nola Rose was from Sydney who won a Bondi beach beauty competition. Her image was used by TAA extensively from 1950 to 1986. She became one of Europe's leading models.

Notes

There are variants of this poster in its background (colour, aircraft or absence of), uniform accessories (hat/beret, livery, epaulettes), a summer (white) and winter (navy or dark blue) uniform, poster size, different fonts, layout and wording published between the 1950's and 1970's.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-138064986

Cited In

Sabey, Ian. Challenge in the skies : the founding of TAA, p. 104.

Subjects Rose, Nola -- Posters.  |  Trans Australia Airlines -- Posters.  |  Airlines -- Australia -- Posters.  |  Advertising -- Airlines -- Posters.  |  Travel posters, Australian.  |  Australia -- Posters.
Other authors/contributors Trans Australia Airlines
Also Titled

Fly Trans Australia Airlines the friendly way

Terms of Use Copyright restrictions may apply. 
Exhibited Exhibited: NLA Treasures Gallery, Treasures, The Sell, 23 November 2016 – 25 April 2017 

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