Title: RARE & IMPORTANT TRAVEL POSTERS
Date: November 11, 2011
Time: 1:30 PM
Exhibition: Wed., Nov. 9, 10-8
Thurs., Nov. 10, 10-6
Fri., Nov. 11, 10-noon
Contact Person: Nicholas D. Lowry
This sale features many seldom-seen travel images from around the world, and a larger than usual selection of images that have not appeared in any reference books. Highlights are:
Gert Sellheim's Australia / Surf Club, circa 1936. Sellheim is considered to be one of the finest artists who designed travel posters in Australia in the 1930s.
Cruden Bay, circa 1925, a rare poster designed by Tom Purvis for a Scottish golf destination.
A rare New York World's Fair poster by Sascha Maurer, Direct Route to New York World's Fair / Pennsylvania Railroad. 1939.
Montauk Beach, circa 1929, an extremely rare poster, marks the development of Montauk in the late 1920s as a destination for the wealthy.
Dorothy Waugh's National Parks / Skiing, circa 1934, one of eleven posters Waugh designed for the National Park Service.