1936 Ad Hawaii Tourist Bureau | Melbourne Brindle Art


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This 1936 vintage ad for the Hawaii Tourist Bureau has a very nice black and white art illustration by Melbourne Brindle of Honolulu Harbor drawn from an actual photograph.

Year Published: 1936
Approximate overall size – inches: 11 x 14
Artist: Melbourne Brindle 
Grade: Excellent

“Centuries before the coming of the white man to Hawaii, there was rooted deep in the fertile soil of these fragrant islands an empire of which no man had ever dreamed. When tall masted ships dropped anchor in Honolulu’s blue harbor, little more than sandalwood and tapa cloth awaited them.”

This is a 85 yr. old original vintage ad removed from a 1936 publication and is not a reproduction of any kind.

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