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Title Delta Amsterdam-Atlanta Inaugural Commemorative
Date 07/02/1990
Collection Whit Hawkins Collection
Object Name Commemorative
Catalog Number 2017.140.152
Description Navy blue vinyl portfolio. Cover stamped in gold with Delta widget logo and laurel leaves and text: "In commemoration of Delta's first nonstop flight / Amsterdam to Atlanta / July 2, 1990" Padded tan suede sectioned interior. Hold set of nine Delft ceramic tiles. Each tile has a reproduction of a famous painting by Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh.

In order from left-right, top-bottom: Self-Portrait Before the Easel, Peach Tree in Blossom, Boats on the Beach at Les Saintes-Maries, Sunflowers, The Church at Auvers, The Potato Eaters, Study for Vincent's House in Arles (The Yellow House), The Anglois Bridge, The Cafe at Night.
Depth (in) 9.5
Height (in) 1
Width (in) 12.5
Dimension Details Dimesnsions taken with portfolio closed.

Ceramic tiles measure 3" x 3"
Provenance Owned by Whit Hawkins.

Delta began Atlanta-Amsterdam service on July 1, 1990, AMS-ATL service began July 2, 1990.
People Hawkins, W. Whitley "Whit," 1931-2017
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Logo, Delta Classic Widget
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Netherlands
Europe
Atlanta, Ga.
Georgia
South (U.S.)
Subjects Art
Artists
Commemoration
Inaugurations
Souvenirs
Tiles
Painting
Portfolios
Transatlantic travel