Globetrotting with the LAPL’s Travel Poster Collection

Summer is the season of travel. Whether you are planning an exotic international trip or a laidback SoCal staycation, the Los Angeles Public Library’s Travel Poster Collection will inspire anyone wanting to get away. We’ve selected a few of the beautiful historical posters housed in the International Languages Department and Rare Books at Central Library. The artwork finely demonstrates the sensibilities of 1920s and 1930s Art Deco and early Futurism, and showcases some of the wonderful treasures of one of Los Angeles’s greatest cultural destinations–the Library.



L’ete Sur La Cote D’azure


Japanese Government Railways


Mexican Tourist Association


Sevilla, Fiestas de Primavera 1930, Semana Santa Feria En El Recinto De La Exposicion Ibero – Americana

Romances in Egypt, Created by M. Azmy

Learn more about the LAPL’s Visual Collections here.

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