• Paul George Lawler's Pan American Posters

    2 monthes ago - By Art Contrarian

    Above is a well-known poster from around 1941. The setting seems to be largely imaginary or exaggerated, but the airplane is correctly shown. Pan American Airways was featuring its new Boeing 314 "Clipper" flying boat airliners.
    A series of posters featuring Boeing 314s and, occasionally, other aircraft was commissioned by Pan Am in the years leading up to the USA's entry in World War 2. The artist was Paul George Lawler. My Internet search yielded essentially zero information regarding Lawler. Nor did I find him listed in my illustration reference books.
    This is somewhat surprising...
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