Quiz: Can you guess the city from the vintage travel poster?

Nick Van Mead


  1. Which city is this?

    1. Chicago

    2. San Tropez

    3. Malaga

    4. Gold Coast

  2. Which city is this?

    1. Milan

    2. Barcelona

    3. Coventry

    4. Cologne

  3. Which city is this?

    1. Istanbul

    2. Cairo

    3. Manchester

    4. Marrakech

  4. Which city is this?

    1. Genoa

    2. Athens

    3. Hong Kong

    4. Palermo

  5. Which city is this?

    1. Venice

    2. Atlantic City

    3. Blackpool

    4. Nice

  6. Which city is this?

    1. Turin

    2. Tallinn

    3. Tehran

    4. Toledo

  7. Which city is this?

    1. Brussels

    2. Kolkata

    3. Birmingham

    4. Detroit

  8. Which city is this?

    1. Turin

    2. Trieste

    3. Berlin

    4. St Petersburg

  9. Which city is this?

    1. Copenhagen

    2. Amsterdam

    3. Stockholm

    4. Hamburg

  10. Which city is this?

    1. Antwerp

    2. Liverpool

    3. Lille

    4. Belfast

  11. Which city is this?

    1. Budapest

    2. Dubrovnik

    3. Vienna

    4. Barcelona

  12. Which city is this?

    1. Bratislava

    2. Bonn

    3. Baku

    4. Boston


  13. Which city is this?

    1. Tripoli

    2. Gibraltar

    3. Marseille

    4. Singapore

Solutions

1:A - "Chicago - the vacation city". An advert for Illinois Central, "the road of travel luxury", 2:A - A 1930s poster from the Tourism Board of Italy (ENIT) showing the top section of Milan Cathedral, 3:B - An Egyptian State Railways poster from the 1930s, 4:C - "Hong Kong - the riviera of the Orient", 5:B - "America's great all-year resort", 6:D - "Toledo - Spanish museum city" by Enrique Vera, 7:B - "Calcutta" by Dilip Kumar Dasgupta, 8:B - A 1930s poster published by the Tourism Board of Italy (ENIT), 9:A - "Kopenhagen Fischmarkt" poster by Thor Bogelund , 10:A - "Antwerpen: Wereldhaven - Kunststad" (Antwerp: world port - art city) poster from 1940s, 11:C - Travel poster in Italian by Kosel, 12:D - The Old North Church, Old State House, and "New" State House in a poster advertising travel to Boston on the New Haven Railroad. Illustrated by Ben Nason, 13:C - "Marseilles - Port de l'Afrique du Nord". A 1930s poster with illustration by Roger Broders

Scores

  1. 13 and above.

    Well done! You deserve a trip

  2. 12 and above.

    Well done

  3. 11 and above.

    Well done

  4. 10 and above.

    Well done

  5. 9 and above.

    Pretty good

  6. 8 and above.

    Pretty good

  7. 7 and above.

    Pretty good

  8. 6 and above.

    Not bad

  9. 2 and above.

    Oh dear, you need a holiday

  10. 5 and above.

    Not bad

  11. 3 and above.

    Oh dear, you need a holiday

  12. 1 and above.

    Oh dear, you need a holiday

  13. 4 and above.

    Not bad

  14. 0 and above.

    Oh dear, you need a holiday

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