The symbiosis of progress and tradition

Arabian American Oil Company. Transportation in Arabia.

New York, Aramco, [1969].

560 x 430 mm. Folding poster with several black-and-white photographic illustrations.


Aramco poster celebrating technological advances in the Arab world. Featuring pictures taken by Aramco employees, it presents the various modes of transportation in Saudi Arabia, emphasizing the symbiosis of progress and tradition: "Present-day Arabia is a meeting place of ancient and modern ways. Arab Bedouins and camels, reminiscent of Biblical days, are often seen side by side with modern airplanes and oil rigs". The images show pack animals, sail boats, cars, buses, tankers, trains and airplanes.

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