Late Summer Holiday – Travel Posters, 1950s/60s.

by Sandi Vincent

Lake Balaton, Hungary
Artist: Philipp Giegel / Graphis Annual 67/68

Spain
Artist: Fernando Olmos / Graphis Annual 65/66

Vichy – French spa
Artist: Bernard Villemot / Graphis Annual 54/55

Greek National Tourist Office
Artist: Michael Katzourakis / Graphis Annual 64/65

Barbados
Artist: Dick Hess / Graphis Annual 66/67

Air Afrique
Artist: Jacques Auriac / Graphis Annual 65/66

Rio de Janeiro
Artist: Ziraldo Alves Pinto / Graphis Annual 67/68

Air France to South America
Artist: Georges Mathieu / Graphis Annual 68/69
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As the season wanes, there’s still time to for a late summer holiday. I offer these vintage travel posters as inspiration. The world beckons, so pack your bags, pick a destination and venture off for an adventure.

[ All images © ]

See many more posters >> MCM Travel flickr set
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Sandi Vincent grew up in the bay area of California surrounded by mid-century modern architecture and other influences responsible for her affinity for the period and its pop style, including her early exposure to The Monkees, The Avengers and Gerald McBoing-Boing. Sandi now resides in Portland and is a board member of a local nonprofit preservation group, the Mid-Century Modern League. In her day job at a community foundation, she sports the web/social media/print materials coordinator title.

Follow Sandi on Twitter > @SandiV

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