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Sydney : Air-India International
Bib ID 6931149
Format PicturePicture [still image, text, sheet]
Description Bombay : Bombay Fine Art, [between 1948 and 1962] 
1 poster : colour ; 102.2 x 63 cm 
Summary

Poster promoting air travel from India to Australia. Features stylised multi-coloured Australian icons such as the kangaroo, koala, sheep and Sydney Harbour. The title appears at the head in blue lettering and at the foot in red lettering. "Bombay Fine Art, Bombay 27." appears lower right.

Biography/History

In 1948, after the independence of India, Air India was granted status to operate international services from India as the designated flag carrier under the name Air India International ... On 8 June 1962, the airline's name was officially truncated to Air India---Wikipedia, viewed 30 October, 2015.

Notes

Caption title.

National Library of Australia's copy mounted on linen. Backing measures 108.2 x 69 cm

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Subjects Air India -- Posters.  |  Airlines -- India -- Posters.  |  Advertising -- Airlines -- India -- Posters.  |  Travel posters, Indian.  |  Posters, Australian.  |  Australia -- Description and travel -- Posters.  |  Australian
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