CALIFORNIA Map of the US Travel Advertising Poster

$225.00

Genre: Travel
Artist: Oren Arnold
Year Printed: 1947
Size: 16.5" x 20.5"
Country of Poster: Unknown
Restoration Detail: Unrestored
Grade: Very Fine
Additional Information: Original "Map of the United States as Californians See It". 1947, artist: Oren Arnold. Size: 16.5" x 20.5", R. H. MOEBUS COMPANY A humorous satirical pictorial map from 1947 with golden sun on upper left, giving a detailed depiction of California, it's relative size to the rest of the United States, showing Florida as "Death Valley", the rest of the United States as "Unexplored" 'Unimportant anyway, not in California". The image has your Mexican singer; bikini clad bathers, and others set in the image. Shows rivers, lakes, harbors, landmarks, parks, recreational activities and local people. This map shows Los Angeles’ city limits stretching around the entire nation. In this map, California is named as the “capital of the universe,” and seems to be home to four of “the world’s finest harbors,” Lake Superior, “Lake Champagne,” and the Oregon Trail. "Map of the United States as Californians See It" (1947) by Oren Arnold – Californians have a reputation for thinking they have it made. This satirical map from 1947 -- with the Californian vision of the rest America depicted as a barren plains of Eskimo families and cattle -- shows us that this stereotype has been going on for longer than you might think. This map of California is also a featured CNN article: http://www.cnn.com/style/article/picturing-america-golden-age-of-pictorial-maps/index.html Consider The Vintage Poster your expert resource for PROPERLY framing your antique posters. You will be glad you did! Your Southern California resource for quality workmanship. #thevintageposter

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