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41 London Type Dominion Dry Gin c1930s
Colour process lithograph, 51.2 x 44.2cm. Repaired slight tears. Linen-backed.
Text continues "Produce of Australia. Bottled in bond by Tooheys Ltd. Sydney." Held in Powerhouse Museum.
$990

42 James Northfield Australian 1887-1973
Lyre&SHY;Bird, Australia, c1930s. Colour process lithograph, signed in image lower right, 96.7 x 61.4cm. Linen-backed.
Text continues "Australian National Publicity Association, Railway Building, Flinders St, Melbourne. No. 104. Photo Litho., McLarens, Melbourne."
$1,650

43 Percy Trompf Australian 1902-1964
Parliament House, Canberra. Australian Capital Territory, c1930s. Colour lithograph, signed in image centre right, 101.1 x 63.5cm. Stains to image centre, pinholes and minor foxing to margins. Linen-backed.
Text includes "For tourist information, apply: Canberra Tourist Bureau...Posters Pty Ltd." Held in NLA.
$3,300

44 Percy Trompf Australian 1902-1964
Seek The Winter Sunshine At Mildura, Queen City Of The Murray Valley, c1930s. Colour lithograph, signed in image lower left, 101.8 x 64.6cm. Repaired tears and creases, foxing, discolouration. Linen-backed.
Text continues "Issued by the Victorian Railways Commissioners and the Mildura District Tourist Association. Vic. Rlys. Poster No. 87. J.E. Hackett. Print. Melb." Held in NLA. Situated in north-eastern Victoria, Mildura, named after a homestead, is best known for its grapes and wineries. Ref: Wiki.
$2,900

45 South Queensland Mountain Resorts...
...Come Up To Coolness![Gold Coast], c1930s. Colour lithograph, 99.5 x 63.3cm. Repaired tears and repainted portions to margins, minor foxing. Linen-backed.
Text includes "Information and inclusive bookings: Queensland Government Tourist Bureau. Travel service. Brisbane. Sydney. Melbourne. David Whyte, Govt Printer. Brisbane." Held in NLA. Very uncommon.
$5,500

46 South Queensland Surfing Resorts...
...The Beaches Are Calling! [Gold Coast], c1930s. Colour lithograph, signed "M. Anderson" in image lower left, 99.5 x 62.8cm. Replaced and repainted margins, repaired tears and creases. Linen-backed.
Text continues "Information and inclusive bookings: Queensland Govt Tourist Bureau. Travel service. Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne. David Whyte, Govt Printer, Brisbane." Held in NLA. Very uncommon.
$5,500

47 Teatro Dei Piccoli...
...Vittorio Podrecca (Theatre Of The Little Ones), c1930s. Colour litho graph, 94.7 x 63cm. Repaired tears and missing portions, old folds. Linen-backed.
Text continues "J. Weiner, Vienna." In the 1920s Vittorio Podrecca (1883-1959) founded Teatro Dei Piccoli (Theatre of the Little Ones) in Rome, dedicated solely to marionette shows. Ref: World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre, Europe, 2014, p538.
$1,100

48 James Northfield Australian 1887-1973
The River Derwent, Tasmania, Australia, c1930s. Colour process lithograph, signed in image lower left, 100.7 x 62.5cm. Minor stains, foxing, creases. Linen-backed.
Text includes "Australian National Travel Assoc., Railway Building, Flinders Street, Melbourne. 153 Kearny St, San Francisco 8, Cal., USA. No. 117. McLaren & Co. P/L, Melb., Australia." Ref: NLA.
$1,650

49 Travel By Canadian Australasian Line...
...C.A. Line To Europe c1930s. Colour lithograph, 100.3 x 63.4cm. Repaired tears, pinholes, creases. Linen-backed.
Text continues "Via Fiji, Honolulu & Vancouver. The All Red Route. Austral ia & New Zealand to Canada, US & Europe. Union Steam Ship Co. of NZ Ltd. Traffic Agents. Chandler & Co. Ltd. Copyright."
$2,650

50 James Northfield Australian 1887-1973
Cattle Of The Inland, Australia [Northern Territory], 1932. Colour process lithograph, signed in image lower right, 101.1 x 64cm. Repaired lower left corner, pinholes and minor soiling to margins. Linen-backed.
Text includes "Australian National Publicity Association, Railway Building, Flinders St, Melb. No. 106. Photo Litho., McLarens, Melb." Held in National Archives of Australia; NLA.
$1,850


51 Frans Mettes Dutch 1909-1984
De Zoon Van Kong [Son Of Kong], c1933. Colour lithograph, signed in image centre left, 87.6 x 60cm. Re paired pinholes to margins, slight tears and missing portions, old folds and slight stains. Linen-backed.
Text in Dutch continues "Central commissie voor de filmkeuring. Remaco Radio picture. Druk. Senefelder Amst." This film is the lesser known sequel to King Kong, and was released nine months after its predecess or in 1933. Ref: Wiki. Another copy of this poster sold for about £2,500 at Bonhams, UK, in 2006. Very uncommon.
$3,850

52 11e Salon Arts Menagers
[11th Household Arts Fair]
1934
Colour lithograph, signed "Nathan [Jacques Nathan-Garamond]" in image centre left, 100.4 x 62.6cm. Repaired minor surface loss. Linen-backed.
Text in French includes "Grand Palais. Paris 1er-18 Fevrier 1934. Office Nationale des Recherches et Inventions. Ministere de l'Education National. Ed. de l'Architecture d'Aujord'hui. 5r Bartholdi, Boulogne s/s." Held in Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris. The Salon des Arts Ménagers (SAM) was an annual exhibition in Paris of domestic appliances, furniture and home designs. Managed by government agencies from 1923 to 1983, SAM's purpose was to introduce consumers to new types of appliances, materials and modern concepts of home layout. Over the decades SAM became less relevant as stores began to offer broader ranges of products. The last exhibition was held in 1983. Ref: Wiki. See also #31, p2.
$1,850

53 Visit Portland During The Centenary Celebrations...
...The First Victorian Settlement, 1934. Colour lithograph, signed "F. Mellblom" in image lower left, 63.5 x 100.8cm. Repaired minor tears and missing portions to edges, slight foxing. Linen-backed.
Text continues "From 15th to 23rd November 1934. Arbuckle, Waddell Pty Ltd., Print, Melb." Held in NLA.
$1,650

54 Aberdeen And Commonwealth Line...
...England To Australia, 1935. Colour process lithograph, with calendar for 1935, 37.2 x 24.7cm. Linen-backed.
Text continues "One class service via Malta, Port Said & Colombo. Head Office, 34, Leadenhall Street, London EC3. Telephone: Monument 3581. Telegrams: Tancred. Fen. London. Passenger Office, 2, Australia House, Strand, London WC2. Telephone: Temple Bar 1567. Telegrams: Abcomline, Estrand, London."
$1,750

55 Percy Trompf Australian 1902-1964
Australia. The Landing Of Captain Cook At Botany Bay [Kurnell, NSW], c1935. Colour lithograph in two sheets, signed in image lower right, 101.4 x 126.5cm. Repaired tears to edges, minor creases. Linen-backed.
Text includes "Poster No. 1. 1770. Posters Ltd, Sydney. Australian National Travel Association, 435A Collins St., Melb., Australia." Ref: SLV. The Australian National Travel Associ ation was formed in 1929, as a private enterprise, partly funded by the Com monwealth Government, Australian Rail ways and other tourist-related industries. Ref: Monash University exhibition catalogue Trading Places, 1991, p20.
$3,300

56 Percy Trompf Australian 1902-1964
Western Australia, c1936. Colour and process lithograph, signed in image lower right, 100.1 x 63.3cm. Repaired missing portions, pinholes, slight tears and creases to edges, minor foxing. Linen-backed.
Text includes "Australian National Travel Association, London, Los Angeles, Toronto, Batavia, Shanghai, Tokyo, Paris, Cairo, Bombay, Wellington, Melbourne (head office). Troedel & Cooper Pty. Ltd. Litho., Melb., Vic., Australia." Ref: Monash University exhibition catalogue Trading Places, 1991, p33. Held in NLA; SLNSW.
$1,850

57 Attrib. Douglas Annand Australian 1903-1976
Australia 150th Anniversary Celebrations, Sydney, 1937. Colour process lithograph, 97.5 x 63.8cm. Repaired creases and tears, repainted missing portions to edges and lower portion. Linen-backed.
Text includes "26th January to 25th April 1938. Follow the sun. Issued by the Australian National Travel Association. Offices: London, Los Angeles, Toronto, Wellington, Batavia, Shanghai, Tokio [sic], Paris, Cairo, Sydney (Endeavour House, Macquarie Place.) H&G Sydney." Held in NGA; Powerhouse Museum.
$1,850

58 James Gardner British 1907-1995
Imperial Airways [Map Of The World], 1937. Colour lithograph, signed in image lower right, 64.5 x 100.8cm. Repaired pinholes, creases and large tear to image upper left. Linen-backed.
Text includes "Ensign Air Liner. Empire Flying-Boat. Routes operated by Imperial Airways & companies in association… IA/P/191, 20m 5/37. Printed in Great Britain by Curwen Press Ltd, London, and published by Imperial Airways Ltd, London, England." Image also describes routes operated by other associated airways. Held in Smithsonian Air & Space Museum.
$2,200

59 John Vickery Australian/American 1906-1983
Outposts Of Empire. Central Australia, 1937. Colour lithograph, signed in image lower left, 50.7 x 63.3cm. Linen-backed.
Text continues "GPO PRD 185." Captions in image include "Post Office" and "Savings Bank of Australia." Held in NLA.
$1,550

60 Saltsjöbaden. 20 Min. From Stockholm 1937
Colour process lithograph, 99 x 61.2cm. Repaired lower left corner, tears and creases to edges, minor soiling. Linen-backed.
Text continues "Printed in Sweden. Esselte Reklam, Esselte, Stockholm 1937." Saltsjöbaden (literally "Salt Sea Baths") is a locality in Stockholm County, Sweden, and was developed as a resort in 1891. Ref: Wiki.
$1,650

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