Crociera Aerea del Decennale 1933-XI [Decennial of Long-Distance Flight 1933 -XI]

 
Crociera Aerea del Decennale 1933-XI [Decennial of Long-Distance Flight 1933 -XI]
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  • Title :     Crociera Aerea del Decennale 1933-XI [Decennial of Long-Distance Flight 1933 -XI]
  • Artist:     Marcello Dudovich Designer
  • Accession:     84.4.27
  • Country:     Italy Milan
  • Date:     1933
  • Dimensions:     Inches 54 38-7/8, Centimeters 137.2 98.7
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Posters and Printed Ephemera
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     Aviation , World's Fairs and Expositions , Commemoration
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.4.27.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~World's Fairs and Expositions~Posters and Printed Ephemera
Description:
Ink on paper poster for the Crociera Aerea del Decennale which was the second and last transatlantic flight organized by Italo Balbo who led twenty-five seaplanes (SIAI-Marchetti S. 55X) on a round-trip flight from Rome to the Century of Progress Exhibition in Chicago; image depicts multiple white airplanes flying in formation to form a fasces set against a blue background; Italian inscriptions in yellow at bottom section.