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101 Sydney, Australia [With] KLM 1952
Colour process screen, artist's name "[René Le] Libra" in image lower left, 101.5 x 63.8cm. Repaired old folds, foxing, minor tears to lower margin. Linen-backed.
Text continues "Royal Dutch Airlines. Printed in the Netherlands by Kuhn & Zoon, Rotterdam. A 66 EnF/4430." Held in NLA.
$1,950

102 Tom And Jerry In Technicolor 1952
Colour lithograph, 104 x 69.5cm. Repaired minor tears, old folds, slight stains. Linen-backed.
Text continues "A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer cartoon. Produced by Fred Quimby. Color by Technicolor. #00010, 1952 Loew's Incorporated. Country of origin USA." The blank panel in the lower portion was used for overprinting the venue name and screening times.
$1,950

103 XV Olympiske Lege Helsingfors...
...[Olympic Games, Helsinki, Finland], 1952. Colour process lithograph, signed "Ilmari Sysimetsä" in image upper left, 101.1 x 61cm. Replaced upper and lower portions, repaired tears, creases and surface loss, minor soiling. Linen-backed.
Text in Danish continues "Flyv derop med SAS. 19.VII [July] - 3.VIII [August], 1952." This poster design was originally intended for the 1940 Olympic Games which were cancelled due to WWII. The bronze figure in the poster is based on the sculpture of Finnish runner Paavo Nurmi. Ref: Olympic Movement. Held in V&A.
$2,650

104 Eileen Mayo British/Australian/NZ 1906-1994
Discover Australia, c1953. Colour process lithograph, artist's name in image lower right, 100.1 x 63.2cm. Repaired creases and tears overall, minor cracking. Linen-backed.
Text includes "Australian National Travel Assoc., Railway Building, Flinders St, Melbourne. No. 112. Litho McLarens, Melb." Held in NLA.
$3,950

105 Frank Wootton British 1911-1998
Distinguished Comfort. The Vickers Viscount 800 With Rolls Royce Prop Jets, c1953. Colour process lithograph with screenprinting, signed in image lower left, 101.2 x 63.4cm. Linen-backed.
Text continues "Operated by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Printed in England." This poster design was originally used for British Airways, as illustrated in Riding the Skies: Classic Posters from the Golden Age of Flying, 1989, p118. It is a rare variant with the overprinting of the KLM logos.
$2,850

106 King Of The Coral Sea c1954
Colour process lithograph, 104.5 x 68.2cm. Slight surface loss, old folds. Linen-backed.
Text continues "Sail the South Pacific to spectacular adventure! A beautiful girl is the pawn in a deadly game of deep sea fortune hunting and international intrigue! Starring Chips Rafferty, Rod Taylor. With Charles Tingwell, Ilma Adey. Produced by Chips Rafferty. Directed by Lee Robinson. An Allied Artists Picture. Actually filmed in the treacherous waters of the Coral Sea!Country of origin. USA. 48960."
$990

107 Ronald Clayton Skate Australian 1913-1990
Brisbane, Queensland. Wing Your Way With ANA, c1955-1957. Colour process lithograph, signed in image lower right, 100 x 62.3cm. Repaired tears and creases overall, minor crazing. Linen-backed.
Text continues "Australian National Airways Pty Ltd. Australia's most experienced airline. Litho in Australia by Deaton & Spencer Pty Ltd., Sydney." Ref: Powerhouse Museum.
$1,650

108 Captivante [Jeunet Motorcycle] c1955
Colour screenprint, 79.2 x 55.2cm. Repaired slight perforations, old folds, minor creases. Linen-backed.
Text in French continues "Ets. André Jeunet. Dole Jura. Publidécor laval." André Jeunet was a French manufacturer of motorbikes in Dole, Jura, situated close to the Swiss border.
$1,650

109 Eileen Mayo British/Aust./NZ 1906-1994
Cockatoo And Banksia, Australia, 1956. Colour process lithograph, signed in image lower left, 99.5 x 63.6cm. Repaired tears, creases and old folds. Linen-backed.
Text includes "Australian National Travel Association, Railway Building, Flinders St, Melbourne. No. 109. Litho, McLaren, Melb." Held in NGA.
$3,950

110 Eileen Mayo British/Aust./NZ 1906-1994
Koala Or Native Bear, Australia, 1956. Colour process lithograph, signed in image upper right, 100.6 x 64.1cm. Repaired tears, creases and minor perforations. Linen-backed.
Text continues "Australian National Travel Association, Railway Building, Flinders St, Melbourne. No. 108. Litho, McLaren, Melb." Held in NGA.
$3,650


111 Richard Beck Australian 1912-1985
Olympic Games, Melbourne, 1956. Colour lithograph, signed in image lower right, 50.7 x 30.9cm. Small perforations to image upper left and lower margins, slight creases, foxing, surface loss.
Text includes "22 Nov. to 8 Dec. 1956. Printed in Australia by Containers Limited, Melbourne." Held in Powerhouse Museum. This was the official poster for the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.
$1,650

112 P&O Makes Business Travel A Pleasure 1956
Colour process lithograph, signed "[Alfred Regi nald] Thomson" in image lower left, 100.9 x 64.4cm. Old stains, slight foxing, surface abrasion, crazing. Linen-backed.
Text continues "India, Australia & the East. Printed in Great Britain. Sanders, Phillips and Co. Ltd., London SW9." Ref: P&O Heritage Collection.
$1,650

113 Ajanta, India 1957
Colour process lithograph, 99.5 x 62.5cm. Repaired tears, creases and missing portions. Linen-backed.
Text continues "Produced by the Directorate of Advertising & Visual Publicity, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting [I&B], Government of India for the Ministry of Transport. Printed by The Eagle Lithographing Co. Private Ltd., Calcutta-14. Published by and for the Government of India. Printed in India. English 15,000. March 1957. Not to be sold."
$1,100

114 Joan Murray Sacked 1957
Letterpress and process screen newspaper headline, 59.5 x 41.8cm. Creases, old folds, soiling.
Text continues "Daily Mirror. Thursday, May 30, 1957. Printed and published by Donald Bennett, 112 Beach Street, Coogee, for Truth and Sportsman Limited, at the office of the company, corner Kippax
and Holt Streets, Sydney." The newspaper headline is most likely referring to the Joan Murray, an unmarried bus conductress, who was involved in a high profile child custody case from 1953 to 1956, which eventually changed the adoption law in Australia to be more supportive to the birth mother.
$550

115 MGM Presents "The Invisible Boy" c1957
Colour lithograph, 76.5 x 33.4cm. Surface loss to image centre right, old folds, glue stains. Linen-backed.
Text includes "'Hot from satellite headlines!' For general exhibition. Starring Robby the Robot, Richard Eyer, Philip Abbott, Diane Brewster. With Harold J. Stone, Robert H. Harris. Screenplay by Cyril Hume, based on the story by Edmund Cooper. A Pan production, directed by Herman Hoffman, produced by Nicholas Nayfack." "Robby the Robot" first appeared in Forbidden Planet (1956), one of
the great sci-fi films of the 1950s. Ref: Wiki.
$880

116 Rossellini Does It Again, Dumps Ingrid 1957
Letterpress newspaper headline, 59.7 x 41.9cm. Major tears, creases, surface loss, old folds.
Text includes "Daily Mirror, Monday, May 20, 1957. Printed and published by Donald Bennett, 112 Beach Street, Coogee, for Truth and Sportsman Limited, at the office of the company, corner Kippax and Holt Streets, Sydney. Lotto 3850." Roberto Rossellini and Ingrid Bergman started dating in 1949 and made several films together, including Stromboli (1950); Europe '51 (1952); and Journey to Italy (1954). Their five year relationship was considered to be scandalous, and it led to Bergman being denounced by the Catholic Church and the US Senate (Senator Edwin C. Johnson condemning her as "a powerful influence for evil.") Ref: The Guardian, 30 August 2015.
$660

117 Eileen Mayo British/Aust./NZ 1906-1994
Sturt's Desert Pea, Australia, 1957. Colour process lithograph, signed in image upper right, 100 x 62.7cm. Repaired minor tears and old folds. Linen-backed.
Text includes "Australian National Travel Association, Railway Building, Flinders Street, Melbourne. 153 Kearny Street, San Francisco 8, CAL, USA. Litho, McLaren & Co. Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia. No. 119." Held in NGA.
$3,300

118 Tajmahal, India 1958
Colour process litho graph, 100 x 64.2cm. Repaired minor tears and foxing to margins. Linen-backed.
Text continues "English 100,000. August 1958. Published by and for the Govt. of India. Printed in India (not to be sold). Produced by the Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity. Ministry of I. & B., for the Deptt. [sic] of Tourism, Government of India, New Delhi. Printed at Sree Saraswaty Press Ltd., Calcutta-9."
$990

119 To Melbourne's Royal Show,
By Train Of Course
1958
Colour process lithograph, 101.6 x 63.4cm. Repaired old folds, minor tears and missing portions. Linen-backed.
Text continues "Sept. 18-28, 1958. No parking problems or fees. Frequent express service from Flinders St. and Spencer St. right to the grounds. Day or periodical tickets; combined rail-admission tickets. New railway exhibit with freight advisory service. Your suburban station has detail-packed pamphlet. W.M. Houston, Govt Print., Melb."
$1,450

120 Festivals Of India 1959
Colour lithograph, 102.5 x 64.2cm. Minor missing portions to upper edge, repaired tear to image upper centre. Linen-backed.
Text continues "Published by and for the Govt. of India. Printed in India (not to be sold). Produced by the Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity. Ministry of I. & B., for the Dept. of Tourism, Government of India, New Delhi. Printed at Sree Saraswaty Press Ltd., Calcutta-9. English 40,000. February 1959."
$1,550

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