Tasman Empire Airways Ltd :Tasman skyway TEAL, Tasman Empire Airways Limited. Head Office Auckland New Zealand, in association with Q.E.A., B.O.A.C. and B.C.P.A. [Design by] W Haythorn-Thwaite Limited. Printed by Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd [ca 1950-1954]

Date
1949 - 1954
By
Tasman Empire Airways Ltd; W Haythorn-Thwaite Advertising Ltd; Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd; Moore, George, active 1949-1952
Ref
Eph-E-AVIATION-TEAL-1953-01
Description

Poster advertising flights across the Tasman shows a tall carved Maori pole, superimposed by the stylised TEAL logo, flying towards the left. At bottom left is an illustration of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, across a stretch of water.

The BCPA (British Commonwealth Pacific Airlines), established in 1946, was liquidated in May 1954. BCPA's three DC-6 plans were sold to TEAL, with the trans-Pacific route being taken over by Qantas.

Photograph at WA-20398-F has been identified by his son, as showing artist George Moore working on this poster.

Quantity: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s).

Physical Description: Photolithograph and silkscreen print, 985 x 700 mm.

Additional description

Alternative form available: Scanned from original

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Format
1 colour photo-mechanical print(s), Ephemera, Photolithographs, Advertisements, Posters, Photolithograph and silkscreen print, 985 x 700 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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