After merging with Panagra in 1967, Braniff Airways became the global leader in South American air travel. Argentinians love their meat; they consume about 187 pounds of it every year. Surprisingly, Australia, The United States and Israel consume even more.
Air France began using planispheres in their posters as early as 1933. This early celestial chart is luxuriously printed, making sophisticated use of metallic inks and rich, deep colors. Here, “we have a genuine ellipse, the omission of the globe, just barely suggested by the names of the stops written next to the air routes…. Learn more ›
Fresh from the success of their television series, Adam West and Burt Ward (as Batman and Robin) tackle all of their arch-nemesis and rivals in this full-length feature film. Among the villains depicted are The Joker (Cesar Romero), The Cat Woman (Lee Meriwether), The Riddler (Frank Gorshin) and The Penguin (Burgess Meredith).
Clint Eastwood has a literal fistful of dollars on this vibrant Italian poster by noted Sicilian artist, Michelangelo Papuzza. This striking country of origin, from Sergio Leone’s ground-breaking spaghetti Western, was created to coincide with the 1968 70mm release of the film in Italy, after it attained classic status.
This fantastic printer’s proof poster is for the mayoral campaign of Oswald Cobblepot, also known as the sinister Penguin, in the film Batman Returns. It depicts Cobblepot as a distinguished giant of sorts, who will bring Gotham City out of the rain of corruption and crime, and into the welcoming light of a bright future…. Learn more ›
“The roaring of an airplane motor is jazz music to my ears. I believe that I would rather hold an aviation post than be President of the United States.”- David “Crock” Ingalls, WWI ace pilot. At the start of the Great War, the airplane was only ten years old, and the U.S. military ranked 16th… Learn more ›
“One of the fundamental premises of art nouveau was to look for inspiration in nature, and in THE FLOWERS set Mucha produced one of the best arguments for it. The four ethereal sprites represent The Lily [shown here], The Iris, The Rose, and The Carnation, respectively, and it is a clear case of Beauty celebrating… Learn more ›
“One of the fundamental premises of art nouveau was to look for inspiration in nature, and in THE FLOWERS set Mucha produced one of the best arguments for it. The four ethereal sprites represent The Lily, The Iris [shown here], The Rose, and The Carnation, respectively, and it is a clear case of Beauty celebrating… Learn more ›