Chicago - Fly TWA Travel Advertising Poster


Genre: Travel
Artist: David Klein
Year Printed: c. 1950
Size: 25 x 40"
Country of Poster: Unknown
Restoration Detail: Unrestored
Grade: Very Fine
Additional Information: Original vintage travel poster: Chicago - Fly TWA. UP UP and Away Trans World Airline. Artist: David Klein. Size 25" x 40" Dated 1960's. This Chicago TWA poster is a rare original vintage Chicago travel poster. TWA Airlines to Chicago - A classic piece of Americana. This original TWA Airlines poster from the 1960s features iconic imagery of the city of Chicago. Printed in bright colors, this poster will surely add vintage charm to any room. The sites of the city’s Magnificent Mile are all here; Original linen-backed, excellent condition Chicago - TWA poster. Features various images of the Chicago skyline, lion, cathedral, shoreline, and great lakes with sailboats. In the lower right corner is an image of the wind blowing to advertise Chicago as the 'windy city'. TWA (Trans World Airlines) was formed in 1924 as Transcontinental & Western Air. The airline's first route was from New York to Los Angeles, followed by multiple National routes. The airline expanded to serve Europe, the Middle East, and Asia after WWII when the company was under Howard Hughes's owner's control from 1939 until 1961. Hughes was a dominant force in expanding and promoting his company's routes. The economy was vastly improving, and travel by air for business and pleasure increased too. Posters were a crucial element in promoting this form of travel and TWA. The airline started a decline in the 1970s, ending in a third bankruptcy that caused its acquisition by American Airlines in 2001. The airline operated in 132 destinations worldwide and had a fleet size of 190. This is an Original Lithograph Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. The Vintage Poster has been working with collectors worldwide, helping them with their original vintage poster collections. Our posters come with a . We stand behind the description and condition of the vintage posters shown on the website. The Vintage Poster is an IVPDA-certified vintage poster dealer. Available online to you 24/7. Consider The Vintage Poster your expert resource for your antique posters. You will be glad you did! We are glad to assist you. Our current inventory is online and is updated frequently. To purchase, add the item(s) to your cart and check out. They will be delivered to your door. Your satisfaction is guaranteed!

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