Tivoli Flyver Fest

Today’s Poster is from the remarkable Tivoli gardens in Denmark. It’s not clear whether this is a 1911 or 1916 poster (going by the aircraft looking a little like the Etrich Taube, I’m suspecting the earlier date).  It is, however, by the Danish artist Thor Bogelund-Jensen and is advertising a ‘flier’s festival’ in Tivoli Gardens,…

A Danish Window

Today’s Poster is a 1930s example from Det Danske Luftfartselskab (DDL, Danish Air Lines) DDL was merged in 1951 into the Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS). The passenger looking out of the window trope has been used a lot, but I think this is unusual in having an aircraft outline overlay. It’s also one of the…

Big Kid Ride

Today’s art is very different. A fairground ride spotted at the Tivoli fair in Copenhagen, Denmark, which featured a range of neat biplanes. But not just any old biplanes… A great deal of effort had been taken to give them real schemes; here as Curtiss P-6 Hawk of the 17th Pursuit Squadron of the US…