Vintage Travel Poster: Copenhagen, Denmark by Looart Press, 1968

1968 Denmark - Copenhagen

Regular price $ 200.00

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By: The Looart Press

Date: 1968 (printed) Colorado Springs

Dimensions: 21 x 30 inches (53.5 x 76.25 cm)

This is an original vintage poster for travel and tourism to Copanhagen, Denmark. The poster features the iconic Little Mermaid statue in Langelinie promenade. The bronze statue by Edvard Eriksen features the Little Mermaid seated on a rock gazing out to the sea as she transforms into a human. The statue which is based on the 1837 fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, was unveiled in 1913 and has since then been a major tourist attraction for the city of Copenhagen.

Looart was founded in 1947 by Orin Loo out of the family garage, whom had early success creating greeting cards. Orin's wife Miriam then started a company called Current that sold “Post-A-Notes” in bulk to local churches advertising them as a fundraising item.  In the 1960s Orin and Miriam’s sons, Dusty and Gary merged the two companies to for the Looart Press which would produce remarkable travel posters and prints among other items until the business sold in 1987 for $115 million.

Condition: Poster is in A+ condition, stored for decades with no bends, folds, tears, or holes. The condition of this poster can easily be described as like-new, museum quality. 

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