Africa (21 - 30)
Never before was it possible for travelers from foreign lands to see giraffes, elephants, lion hunts, camels, parrots and exotic creatures. The geographically enhanced ads enticed travelers with colorful brush strokes, bold designs and captivating lettering. Visitors came to Africa for guided tours in the Sahara Desert and Serengeti. It was to be the beginning of a tourism boom for safaris, lion hunts and photographic expeditions by hungry journalists and adventure seekers after the Second World War. Giclee prints and posters also lured visitors within the cruising industry. The art featured travel advertising for cruises through Gibraltar to Egypt and India; as well as holidays to the West Indies or West and Southwest Africa on the Elder Dempster cruise ship lines. The fine art reproductions created exciting allure to the lands of another world. To those whom had never been there, the oversized posters and Giclee paintings were the only way to enjoy a glimpse of African society in its early days of transformation. Now anyone can capture this spirit of adventure at a time period of prosperity and rejuvenation with an authentic African vintage art print. Choose a poster, oversize canvas, print or a timeless piece in Giclee. Enjoyart.com has the largest collection of vintage advertising posters representing the early burst of an African tourism era.