Lot 383: c. 1960s, TWA Travel Poster titled, Philadelphia, With the Benjamin Franklin Statue
October 29, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Bold & Historic "Philadelphia" 1960s TWA Travel Poster
c. 1960s, TWA Travel Poster titled, "Philadelphia," With the Benjamin Franklin Statue, by "Litho in U.S.A.-5-E.L." Choice Very Fine.
This fabulous large and colorful, original TWA Travel Poster measures 40" x 25". Poster is advertisement for TWA, Trans World Airlines, flying to Philadelphia. Depicts an early airliner flying over Independence Hall and a statue of William Penn. Vibrant colors of red, white blue and bronze. Signed in print by the lithographer, "Swanson". Minor edge wrinkling at the lower right corner. A magnificent, highly patriotic promotional Poster for "Philadelphia" naturally with Benjamin Franklin. A great display item!