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    KLM Flying Dutchman Travel Poster (1927-1928). Poster (25.5" X 40.25").
    This original travel poster from 1927-1928 features KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Just about the world's oldest airline, KLM formed in 1919. A Fokker F.VIII flies over the legendary mythical clipper ship, "The Flying Dutchman," incorporated into the advertisement in reference to the endless traveling aspect of the famous story. Over the years, the airline even had the image sheet painted on its numerous aircraft below the cockpit and to the right of the nose. The poster's evocative artwork is attributed to Jan Wijga (1902-1978). Signs of wear include foxing in the borders and background, horizontal creasing, a tear in the bottom border that extends into the lettering, and edge tears with archival tissue tape on the verso. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.


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