1956 Lockheed Aircraft Vintage Ad | Thomas Hart Benton


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This 1956 vintage ad for Lockheed Aircraft Corporation has a black and white photograph of Thomas Hart Benton smoking a pipe with the caption, “He Traded Paris for a Corn Field”.

Year Published: 1956
Approximate overall size – inches: 10 x 14
Grade: Excellent

“Mr. Thomas Hart Benton studied art in Paris–but found more inspiration in the corn fields of his own Missouri. Now one of our most celebrated painters, Mr. Benton enjoys old friends, old habits. In travel, however he goes strictly modern–via Lockheed Super Constellations, the favorite of distinguished air travelers everywhere.”

This is a 64 yr. old original vintage ad removed from a 1956 publication and is not a reproduction of any kind.

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