Africa (11 - 20)
This is a selection of large, oversize, mural, giclee fine art prints from Africa. These travel posters and prints are rare and high quality!It turns out that African heritage paved the way for aspiring artists, particularly those who wished to depict the cultural enthusiasm of the French travel period. The original art inspired tourism to mysterious foreign lands with a beckoning of excitement in the form of oversized paintings. The vintage art collection has timeless significance with historical meaning. It was during the mid-twentieth century that tourism evolved, as airplanes made it easier for travelers to arrive in such extravagant destinations like Africa. The art was used as advertising for the tourism business. Many of these rare posters and canvas prints are genuine copies of the ads that were used by African companies to highlight the tourism industry. Such airlines as: Air Afrique; Air France; Africa by Air; and Aeromaritime Aviation Africa accurately represent the correlation between the tourism industry and the introduction of aero technology. It was certainly an exciting time in African culture, as more colonies became modernized by the intermingling of outsiders with their own people.