Gulf Oil was synonymous with auto racing, and famously sponsored the John Wyer Automotive team in the 1960s and early '70s. The signature light blue and orange color scheme associated with its Ford GT40 and Porsche 917 is one of the most famous corporate racing liveries, and has been replicated by other racing teams sponsored by Gulf.
Josephine Baker in Banana Skirt. Paul Colin (French, Color pochoir lithographs from Le Tumulte Noir. Published by Éditions d'art, Succès: Paris, Baker wears the famous skirt of yellow bananas introduced at the Folies-Bergère music.