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Far East, fly there B.O.A.C.

Beautifully designed poster using imagery of rickshaws and coolies, then iconic symbols of many cities in the Far East, as well as Chinese lanterns, which together conveyed the exoticism of the Orient. British Overseas Airways Corporation, usually known by the initials B.O.A.C., was the UK's national long haul flag carrier and the major European airline flying into 1950's Hong Kong.

Author / Creator Unknown
Format 1 poster : color ; 75 x 50 cm
Year circa 1954
HKBU Library collection Hong Kong Travel Poster Collection
Work type Painting Poster
Airline Company British Airways (Former: B.O.A.C)
Keyword(s) Sedan chairs
Library record View the record in HKBU library catalogue

Cite this image as: "Far East, fly there B.O.A.C.", in Hong Kong Baptist University Library Art Collections, accessed 15/04/2424,

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