Front and back covers of a Japanese tourist brochure, most likely from Hokkaido, circa 1960s. I acquired a packet of vintage travel ephemera from eBay. I like the strong design elements in this piece--Japanese graphics never fail to impress.
Traveling back to the Pacific Rim, here's a shot of the Los Angeles International Airport on a postcard from the late 1970s or very early 1980s when deckle edges were the rage. My husband and I once had dinner in the famous Googie-inspired revolving restaurant.
Enbiggen this postcard from Cairo, Egypt to appreciate the stamps and cancellations and to read about the journey. I lived in Tripoli, Libya, when I was in junior high.
This postcard-size image of Waikiki at dusk is actually a tiny painting, done on canvas board. I found it at Savers on O'ahu in 2000.
And from a vintage manual for Naval seaman: