Air France Propeller - Aeroplanes Greeting Card

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"In all skies." We love this stylish 1949 Air France poster—the artist, cleverly included their winged seahorse logo in the movement of the propeller! The hippocampe ailé, as it's called in French, is a mythical creature with the upper body of a horse and the lower body of a fish. See this image as an art print AND on a notebook!

The credit on this poster art reads "Atelier Perceval," initially leading us to believe it was an individual's name. However, upon further investigation, we discovered that it actually refers to the Perceval workshop in Paris, which specialized in airline and travel illustrations during the 1940s. The exact nature of the workshop's composition, whether it involved multiple artists or a single artist, remains unclear. Do you know anything more about it? If so, send an email to

our Brand Content Manager at! We're always eager to learn more about vintage illustration!

This product was custom-designed and created at our location in Seattle.

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Product Specs

A6 (4.5" X 6.25") with Envelope


Atelier Percval