Shannon gateway to Ireland Irish Air LInes

Shannon gateway to Ireland  Irish Air LInes original poster designed by Sluis, Piet (1929-2008)
This is a genuine vintage poster titled "Shannon gateway to Ireland Irish Air LInes" designed by Sluis, Piet (1929-2008).
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Designer: Sluis, Piet (1929-2008)
Country: Ireland
Decade: 1950
Dimensions:104 x 62 cm | 40.94 x 24.41 inches
Condition: Very good/excellent | | A-/B+
Linen backed
Publisher:Aer Lingus
Printed by:Brown and Nolan Limited, Dublin.
Category: Airline/Aviation

This is a lovely original vintage travel poster issued by Aer Lingus to promote their incoming American flights to Shannon Airport - the gateway to Ireland.

The poster depicts illustrations of Killarney, Blarney, Galway etc. Irish Coffee

On a cold, wet day in 1942 weary travelers to the small Shannon Airport found their way to a restaurant and chef Joe Sheridan. To warm his guests, he served them hot coffee, spiked with whiskey and topped with whipped cream. The passengers asked if the beverage was Brazilian coffee. Sheridan responded that it was Irish coffee. Invented at Shannon  Airport, Irish Coffee Didn’t arrive in the US until 1951.

The poster is in excellent condition. Mounted on linen. 

This is an Authentic Original Vintage Poster from its time. It's not a new reproduction.
USD$ 595

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