The Boston Public Library's Print Department is home to more than 350 vintage travel posters, most dating from the 1920s-1940s, the “Golden Age of Travel.” Railways opened up America and Europe, luxe ocean liners introduced elegance into overseas voyages, and drivers took to the road in record numbers in their new automobiles. By the mid-1940s, new airlines crisscrossed the globe, winging adventure-seekers to far-flung destinations. Travel agents and ticket offices during this period were…
Art Deco 1930s New Zealand tourism posters
Top to bottom: New Zealand. Tourism Department. [New Zealand Government Tourist Department] :Maori chief. New Zealand [1930-1940s]. Ref: Eph-E-TOURISM-1940s-01. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellingt…
This 1930s poster exhorts people to buy New Zealand apples. A rosy-cheeked young woman, wearing a tiki, displays a New Zealand flag holding a bounty of red and green apples.
Vintage 1965 AIR NEW ZEALAND AIRLINES Advertisement AIR HOSTESS PLANE
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An Interview with Three-Times Olympic Gold Medalist Peter Snell - Joyful Athlete
Here’s an interview with Peter Snell, winner of Olympic gold in the 800 (1960, 1964) and 1500 (1964). The interviewer is Rich Englehart, a running journalist who was coached by Lydiard protege Barry McGee, bronze medalist in the marathon at the 1960 Olympics. Rich very kindly gave his permission for the interview to be posted ... Read more