Item #CL171-43 Graf Zeppelin Landing. Kees van der Laan, Dutch.
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Graf Zeppelin Landing

1932. Colour lithograph, signed and dated in image upper right, 110.7 x 81.1cm. Foxing overall, repaired slight missing portions, tears, creases and old folds. Linen-backed.

Text includes “Zaterdag, 18 Juni, vliegvelden Waalhaven en Twente. [Saturday, 18th June, Waalhaven and Twente airports, Netherlands.] Centrale Bureaux voor de Zeppelin-Landing: Jac. Kleiboer’s Organisatie, Coolsingel 75-79. Tel. 24820 – Rotterdam. Offsetdruk Kühn & Zn, R’dam.” Poster describes the size of the Zeppelin: 226 metres long, 34 metres high and 30 metres wide. The Graf Zeppelin was a large German dirigible named after aviation pioneer, Graf Ferdinand von Zeppelin. It flew for the first time on Sept. 18, 1928, and was the largest airship at that time. This poster commemorates the first landing of a zeppelin in the Netherlands.

Item #CL171-43

Price (AUD): $2,900.00  other currencies

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