Christmas Gift Ideas for Travelers December 07 2009 1 Comment

Today's Christmas gift ideas are for travel lovers and come from the WPA Travel & Tourism Poster collection on Vintagraph. The Works Progress Administration generated a number of travel poster as part of the Federal Art Project. Many of the posters were used to market national parks, but a good number also promoted local attractions, such as zoos. All images are reproduced on museum-quality archival paper and are available in a wide variety of sizes. The Christmas gift ideas below are from the extensive collection of WPA Travel & Tourism Posters archived on Vintagraph, so be sure to head over and check them all out if you don't see something here that's of interest.

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See America WPA Poster: A WPA Federal Art Project poster for the United States Travel Bureau promoting tourism. The poster shows two cowboys on horseback near a western desert rock formation. Illustrated by Frank S. Nicholson, c. 1936.

 

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 Zion National Park: A WPA Federal Art Project poster for the United States Department of the Interior National Park Service: "Zion National Park, Ranger Naturalist Service." The poster shows Poster shows a view of a cliff at Zion Naitonal Park. Circa 1938.