Advertising fan for British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) - Speedbird; Ade...
Advertising fan for British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) - SpeedbirdAbout this object
Folding fan advertising British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) - Speedbird.
Monture: Bamboo - natural sticks, polished guards.
Mount: Cyan-coloured double paper leaf, printed in colour on both sides.
Obverse: Set within a border of stylised roses are six costumed figures (from l to r): a Mounty (Americas), a girl with a basket on her head (Caribean), a Beefeater (Europe), a tall tribesman (Africa), a Japanese lady (Asia), and a Mounty with kangaroo (Australia); above the border, the words 'All over the World, BOAC takes good care of you'. After a design by K. M Adelman.
Reverse: the BOAC logo in gold and navy blue. Lower left edge of leaf impressed with unidentified (Japanese) characters.
Twentieth CenturyMedium and Materials
Monture: Bamboo, natural & polished
Mount: Paper, colour-printed
Obverse: 'All over the World BOAC takes good care of you' / Adelman
Reverse: BOAC logo / impressed characters
Guard Length: 22.5 cm
Leaf Depth: 13 cm
Leaf Span: 38.5 cm
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