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Original vintage travel advertising poster for Aggies Hotel Apia - Extends to you the Typical Samoan Welcome featuring a fantastic image of a Samoan lady dressed in traditional clothing and wearing an ornamental headdress offering a drink from a bowl to visitors (a ceremonial 'ava / kava root drink served from a tanoa / laulau bowl in a tauau / ipu tau cava coconut cup) against a tribal design on the background, the text below in stylised black letters. Aggie Grey (Agnes Genevieve Swann; 1897-1988) was a popular and well known hotelier who founded her first hotel in 1933 in Apia (the capital of Samoa), hosting many famous actors and authors; the hotel resorts are now part of the Sheraton hotel chain. Printed by Payne Suva. Good condition, creases on top and bottom margins, light staining in left margin. Samoa,1960s. Designer: Unknown. Size (cm):63.5x51

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Travel Poster Aggies Hotel Apia Samoa

Auction ended on Sat, Apr 22, 2017
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