Cool travel posters from the 50s and 60s


A photographer on Flickr named Hamish Grant has found a collection of over 200 35mm Kodachrome slides of travel and marketing posters from the 1950's and 1960's. Here is one of the gems.

See the full gallery on Flickr.

(hat tip to BoingBoing)

FUN READINGA list of the 50 greatest travel books is up at Brave New Traveler. What's number one book, according to Ms. Michaela Lola? Ernest Hemingway's A Death in the Afternoon.

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