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British Overseas Airways Corporation

Fan advertising the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) Speedbird routes across the world.

Additional Title(s):

B.O.A.C. Speedbird routes across the world

Great Britain?, circa 1960.
Physical Description:
1 folding fan : bamboo, paper ; 23 x 37 cm (open)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
HE9843.B76 F3 1960b 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
The design is unsigned, but probably by K.M. Adelman.
BAC: British Art Center copy housed with a second BOAC fan (HE9843.B76 F3 1960a).
The slogan "B.O.A.C. Speedbird routes across the world" appears across the top of the fan front. The design of the front includes a world map with indications of B.O.A.C. Speedbird routes. The design also incorporates small illustrations of New York City, a warrior figure (in Africa), an elephant (in the vicinity of India), Mount Fuji, and Tower Bridge.
Subject Terms:
Air travel.
Airlines -- Great Britain.
British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Fans (Accessories)
Adelman, K. M., illustrator.

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