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Australia, fly there by BOAC & Qantas / Aldo Cosomati
Bib ID 7426718
Format PicturePicture [still image, text, sheet]
Author
Cosomati, Aldo, 1895-1977, artist
 
Description [London?] : BOAC & Qantas, [1953] 
1 poster : colour ; 75 x 50.3 cm 
Summary

A cricketer, holding a bat above his shoulder, and stepping forward into a slog or hook shot, appears silhouetted against a map of Australia (lacking Tasmania). The map is light blue and light green (suggesting grass), divided on a horizontal line at approximately the lattitude of Newcastle. The background is a dark blue with white lettering.

Notes

Caption title.

Date based on printer’s code: 53/628 (bottom left). “Printed in Great Britain” appears bottom right.

National Library of Australia's copy has repaired tears, creases and abrasions in margins and image.

National Library of Australia's copy mounted on linen. Backing measures 82 x 57.3 cm

Text continues at foot: British Overseas Airways Corporation in association with Qantas Empire Airways, South African Airways, Tasman Empire Airways Limited.

Subjects British Overseas Airways Corporation -- Posters.  |  Qantas Empire Airways -- Posters.  |  Cricket players -- Australia -- Posters.  |  Airlines -- Great Britain -- Posters.  |  Airlines -- Australia -- Posters.  |  Posters, Australian.  |  Travel posters, British.  |  Australia -- Posters.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors British Overseas Airways Corporation, issuing body  |  Qantas Empire Airways, issuing body
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