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Vintage illustrations of European countries

Posted by rod - 15.03.2012

Vintage illustration of norway by Laurice LabanVintage illustration of portugal by Maurice LabanVintage illustration of russia by Maurice LabanVintage illustration of span by Maurice LabanVintage illustration of netherlands by Maurice LabanVintage illustration of italy by Maurice LabanVintage illustration of germany by Maurice LabanVintage illustration of france by Maurice LabanVintage illustration of finland by Maurice LabanVintage illustration of denmark by Maurice LabanVintage illustration of austria by Maurice LabanVintage illustration of yugoslavia by Maurice LabanVintage illustration of switzerland by Maurice LabanVintage illustration of sweden by Maurice Laban

In 1959 Maurice Laban created a series of illustrations of various countries from Europe. The now vintage illustrations represent the national costume, iconic buildings and other stereotypes of the countries. Sarah from My Vintage Avenue scanned in the illustrations and featured them on here blog. via eight hour day

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3 Comments (add yours?)
  • From: Mr LUNA
  • Mar 20, 2012

Love this !

  • From: Misha
  • Jun 15, 2013

I’m obsessed with these prints, they are gorgeous. Thanks for finding them and sharing them–they are total design inspiration!

  • From: AkwaabaGolden
  • Feb 10, 2014

Amazing, thanks for sharing! :)

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