About this poster
This is a very rare poster for the military air show in Dübendorf at the start of the Second World War celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Swiss air force. The Swiss poster designer Otto Baumberger was not only many-talented but also hardworking and productive; he always made sure to accept important poster commissions, most likely also for financial reasons.
Artist: Otto Baumberger
Otto Baumberger was born in Zurich in 1889. He served an apprenticeship as a lithographer and took courses at the Zurich Art School (Kunstgewerbeschule) from 1905 to 1907. After that, he studied at the Art Schools of Munich and Paris until 1910. From 1911 to 1913, he worked at the printing company J.E. Wolfensberger as a draughtsman and artistic director. Then, until the start of the First World War, he had his ow... more
Otto Baumberger was born in Zurich in 1889. He served an apprenticeship as a lithographer and took courses at the Zurich Art School (Kunstgewerbeschule) from ...
- Poster No.: 1484
- Company: Eidgenössisches Militärdepartement - Eidgenössisches Departement für Verteidigung, Bevölkerungsschutz und Sport, VBS, Bern, CH
- Printer: Gebr. Fretz AG, Zürich
- Size: 128 x 90 cm / 50.4 x 35.4″
- Printing technique:Lithograph, b/w
Fairly good condition. Picture preserved. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free Japanese vellum.
- Publications:Conquering the skies in Swiss poster art
Reihe Schweizer Plakatgestalter 4 - Otto Baumberger 1889 - 1961
Swiss Sport Posters