A Look Back: Vintage-Style Posters

Sometimes the "before" can actually look pretty enticing. Check out these vintage-style posters that give us a glimpse into an (idealized) version of yesteryear. How would you style one in your home?
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  • Pottery Barn Framed St Moritz Vintage Art Poster
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    The expert jumper illustrated here gives this poster a great sense of movement, while the snowy landscape and bright sky behind him creates a perfect compositional moment. DETAILS YOU'LL APPRECIATE Backed with a wire for hanging. Frame is made of pine with a distressed hand-painted finish. KEY PRODUCT POINTS Glass front. Inkjet-printed poster.
  • Cavallini Vintage Travel Wall Calendar 2014
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    This 2014 wall calendar features vintage travel posters from around the world taken from the Prints and Photographs Division at the Library of Congress. Printed on Cavallini's signature Italian archival paper making the calendar pages perfect for collecting or framing as artwork. January 2014 - December 2014. Dimensions: 49cm x 34cm.
  • The Wonder City Poster
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    Vintage-inspired poster featuring historic images pulled from museum archives. Perfect for framing. 28"l, 20"w.
  • Pottery Barn Framed Lake Tahoe Vintage Art Poster
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    Surrounded by 400 inches of snow each year, Lake Tahoe is paradise for skiers, from beginners to skilled shredders. This vintage-style poster captures an enviable moment of calm and quiet at the top of a run. DETAILS YOU'LL APPRECIATE Backed with a wire for hanging. Frame is made of pine with a distressed hand-painted finish. KEY PRODUCT POINTS Glass front. Inkjet-printed poster.
  • Paris Map Poster
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    Vintage-inspired poster featuring a detailed map of Paris. Perfect for framing, gift-wrapping, decoupage, etc. 28"l, 20"w.
  • Pottery Barn Framed Steamboat Vintage Art Poster
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    Skis are marvelously designed, with their length, width, sidecut and camber perfectly crafted to glide on snow. This vintage-inspired poster looks at wood skis up close, illustrated standing tall in deep snow at Steamboat, Colorado. DETAILS YOU'LL APPRECIATE Backed with a wire for hanging. Frame is made of pine with a distressed hand-painted finish. KEY PRODUCT POINTS Glass front. Inkjet-printed poster.
  • Pottery Barn Framed Sun Valley Vintage Art Poster
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    A lone skier swirls down a slope in this poster, a rare quiet moment at America's first-ever ski resort. Nowadays, more than 29,000 skiers are ferried to the top of the Sun Valley run by noon. DETAILS YOU'LL APPRECIATE Backed with a wire for hanging. Frame is made of pine with a distressed hand-painted finish. KEY PRODUCT POINTS Glass front. Inkjet-printed poster.
  • New York City Map Poster
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    Paper. Spot clean. Imported. 28"l, 20"w. Gotham City. These vintage-inspired posters feature images taken from various museums and archives throughout the world. Perfect for framing, but can also be used for gift wrapping, decoupage or other artistic purposes.
  • Pottery Barn Framed Big Sky Vintage Art Poster
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    This crowded scene at Big Sky in the 1920s is rendered with rich color and accurate detail, from the glorious late-afternoon light to the long dark shadows skiers cast on the slopes. DETAILS YOU'LL APPRECIATE Backed with a wire for hanging. Frame is made of pine with a distressed hand-painted finish. KEY PRODUCT POINTS Glass front. Inkjet-printed poster.
  • Mushroom Specimen Poster
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    Paper. Spot clean. Imported. 28"l, 20"w. Fun with fungus. These vintage-inspired posters feature images taken from various museums and archives throughout the world. Perfect for framing, but can also be used for gift wrapping, decoupage or other artistic purposes.
  • Pottery Barn Framed Mont Revard Vintage Ski Poster
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    Mont Revard is notable for great skiing in winter and also as part of the Tour de France route in summer. It’s captured here in nostalgic style, using a combination of vintage-style illustration, color and typography. 26" wide x 32" high x 0.75" thick Inkjet-printed poster. Frame is made of pine with a distressed hand-painted finish. Glass front. Backed with a wire for hanging. Internet Only.
  • Palmistry Poster
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    Vintage-inspired poster featuring the art of palmistry. Perfect for framing, gift-wrapping, decoupage, etc. 28"l, 20"w.

4 comments

vinograd24
Wrote three years ago
love posters - wonderful choice !

linda-caricofe
Wrote three years ago
I LOVE poster art, 2 thumbs up to you Polyvore :-)

sh0shan
Wrote three years ago
i always liked vintage posters :)

axis-mundi
Wrote three years ago
beautiful collection!!

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