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British Overseas Airways Corporation

Fan advertising the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC).

Additional Title(s):

All over the world BOAC takes good care of you

Great Britain?, circa 1960.
Physical Description:
1 folding fan : bamboo, paper ; 23 x 34 cm (open)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
HE9843.B76 F3 1960a Flat A
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George Gregory Smart, Yale BA 1977
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Signed on front: Adelman.
BAC: British Art Center copy housed with a second BOAC fan (HE9843.B76 F3 1960b).
Beneath the slogan "All over the world BOAC takes good care of you," the front of the fan depicts six costumed figures representing regions of the world: a Mounty (Americas), a girl with a basket on her head (Caribbean), a Beefeater (Europe), a tall tribesman (Africa), a Japanese lady (Asia), and a Mounty with Kangaroo (Australia). The back of the fan depicts the BOAC Speedbird logo in gold.
Subject Terms:
Air travel.
Airlines -- Great Britain.
British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Fans (Accessories)
Adelman, K. M., illustrator.

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