A breathtaking presentation of rare and unexpectedly beautiful images from around the world, this sale features numerous destinations and locales. Trains, planes, automobiles and ocean liners will all be represented with posters by accomplished designers, including Otto Baumberger, Roger Broders, Emil Cardinaux, Peter Ewart, Bern Hill, Sascha Maurer and Leslie Ragan.
Among the highlights is a scarce poster for Atlantic City by Maurer, circa 1940, one of five Pennsylvania Railroad posters in the auction by the artist, as well as an Adolph Treidler poster of the Statue of Liberty illuminated against the New York City skyline. Winter images include Cardinaux’s 1918 design for St. Moritz, with skiers and horse-drawn sleighs, and Burkhard Mangold’s iconic Winter in Davos, featuring ice skaters, 1914.
Emil Cardinaux, St. Moritz, 1918. Estimate $15,000 to $20,000.
Burkhard Mangold, Winter in Davos, 1914. Estimate $12,000 to $18,000.
Philip Zec, LMS By Night Train to Scotland, 1932. Estimate $12,000 to $18,000.
Adolph Treidler, New York, The Wonder City of the World, 1927. Estimate $5,000 to $7,500.
Andrew Johnson, North Berwick, It’s Quicker by Rail, circa 1930. Estimate $8,000 to $12,000.
Sascha Maurer, World’s Fair New York, Straight to the Gate, Pennsylvania Railroad, 1939. Estimate $2,000 to $3,000.
Sascha Maurer, Atlantic City, Pennsylvania Railroad, circa 1940. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.
William Welsh, Summer Resort in Pullman, 1935. Estimate $2,000 to $3,000.
Roger Broders, La Plage de Calvi, Corse, 1928. Estimate $10,000 to $15,000.
Roger Broders, Sur la Côte d’Azur, circa 1931. Estimate $6,000 to $9,000.
Kenneth D. Shoesmith, Cunard Line / Europe – America, circa 1925. Estimate $7,000 to $10,000.
Albert Sebille, French Line, Hâvre, Plymouth, New York, 1922. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.