Rare & Important Travel Posters

Swann Galleries, Inc.
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United States
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Date of the auction: 14.11.2019

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JAMES NORTHFIELD (1887-1973) WATTLE TIME / TRAVEL BY TRAIN. Circa 1925. 40 1/4x25 1/4 inches, 102 1/4x64 cm. Syd Day Ltd., Sydney. Condition A-: repaired tears and minor abrasions in margins. "Northfield was one of Australia's most successful and well-known commercial artists between the early 1920s

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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JOHN HOLMWOOD (1910-1987) FIORDLAND, SOUTHLAND / NEW ZEALAND. 1933. 39 1/2x25 inches, 100 1/4x 63 1/2 cm. N.Z. Railways Publicity Branch. Condition A-: small replaced loss in upper right corner; minor repaired tears at edges. Holmwood was a New Zealand artist who began working for the New Zealand

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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JAMES NORTHFIELD (1887-1973) AUSTRALIA / THE BLUE MOUNTAINS. Circa 1930s. 39 3/4x25 inches, 101x63 1/2 cm. F.W. Niven Ltd., Melbourne. Condition B+: replaced upper right corner and image; repaired tears, restored losses, abrasions and overpainting in margins and image. Northfield did work for the

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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EDMUND HERBERT TURNOR (?-1958) WILSON'S PROMONTORY / TAKE A KODAK. Circa 1935. 39 1/2x25 inches, 100 1/4x63 1/2 cm. Condition A-: abrasions in image; minor restoration at edges. This is Victorian Railways Poster No. 208

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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PERCIVAL (PERCY) ALBERT TROMPF (1902-1964) AUSTRALIA ORIENT LINE / 20,000 TON SHIPS. 40x25 inches, 101 1/2x64 cm. Condition B+: repaired tears and restoration in margins and along horizontal fold in upper image; colors slightly attenuated. Mounted on paper

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN A CARNIVAL OF GREAT EVENTS!! / SOUTH AUSTRALIA CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS. 1936. 39 3/4x25 inches, 101x63 1/2 cm. Condition B+: restored loss in lower right corner; restoration along printer's creases in top right image; minor repaired tears, creases and restoration at edges. In 1934

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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PERCIVAL (PERCY) ALBERT TROMPF (1902-1964) AUSTRALIA. 1929. 39 3/4x25 inches, 101x63 1/2 cm. Troedel & Cooper Pty., Ltd., Melbourne. Condition B+ / B: replaced losses, repaired tears and extensive overpainting in margins; overpainting in upper image; expertly-repaired tears in image. A view of the

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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JAMES NORTHFIELD (1887-1973) TRAVEL BY - TRAIN / WINTER IN CENTRAL AUSTRALIA. Circa 1950s. 40x24 3/4 inches, 101 1/2x63 cm. A.C. Brooks, Government Printer, Melbourne. Condition B: replaced losses and overpainting at edges; creases and staining at edges and in image; vertical and horizontal folds

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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PERCIVAL (PERCY) ALBERT TROMPF (1902-1964) WINTER HOLIDAYS BY RAIL TO CENTRAL AUSTRALIA. Circa 1950s. 39 1/2x25 inches, 100 1/4x63 1/2 cm. A.C. Brooks, Melbourne. Condition A-: minor repaired tears at edges; minor creases in margins and image. With the introduction of more automobiles and trucks to

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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KENICHI KURIYAGAWA (1911-1999) [KAMUI LAKE / HOKKAIDO.] 1955. 42x30 1/4 inches, 106 3/4x76 3/4 cm. Fujita Printing Co., Ltd., Kushiro. Condition A- / B+: small repaired tears and restoration at edges; repaired pin holes in corners; creases in image. A self-taught artist, Kuriyagawa began his own

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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SIGNATURE UNKNOWN FUJI VIEW HOTEL. Circa 1936. 35 3/4x23 3/4 inches, 90 3/4x60 1/4 cm. Condition B+: abrasions and minor restoration along sharp horizontal creases in image; repaired tears at edges; time-staining at bottom; pin holes in corners. Located close to Tokyo, the Fuji Hakone National Park

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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JOSEPH-HENRI PONCHIN (1897-1962) CAMBODGE PNOM PENH / L'INDOCHINE FRANÇAISE. 1931. 43 1/4x29 inches, 110x73 3/4 cm. D'Extreme-Orient, Hanoi. Condition A-: expertly-repaired tears and restoration in margins; slight staining and darkening in margins and text. Printed in Hanoi during the height of

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN THAILAND / LAND OF BEAUTY AND ROMANCE. Circa 1950s. 31x21 3/4 inches, 78 3/4x55 1/4 cm. Kana Chang Co., Ltd., Bangkok. Condition A: minor expert overpainting in margins. The extravagant Suphannahong ('Golden Swan' or 'Phoenix'), was one of the four main vessels in the Thai Royal

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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GERALD GEORGE WYNNE TREVREDYN TAIT (1891-1954) SEE INDIA / JUTE BOATS ON THE BRAHMAPUTRA. Circa 1930s. 40 1/4x24 3/4 inches, 102 1/4x63 cm. British India Press, Bombay. Condition B+: repaired tears at bottom edge and lower margins, some slightly into image; small loss in lower left corner; abrasions

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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LEONARD CUSDEN (1898-1979) SEE INDIA / FATEHPUR SIKRI. Circa 1930. 40x25 1/2 inches, 101 1/2x64 3/4 cm. British India Press, Bombay. Condition B / B+: tears, repaired tears, creases and abrasions at edges; archival tape on verso. Paper. A bright, bold image using broad areas of flat color, (a style

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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GERALD GEORGE WYNNE TREVREDYN TAIT (1891-1954) INDIAN STATE RAILWAYS / KASHMIR. Circa 1930s. 38 3/4x24 1/4 inches, 97x61 1/2 cm. Condition B+: repaired tears in margins and image; restored losses and restoration along right edge and bottom right corner

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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HAL BEVAN-PETMAN (1894-1980) SIMLA / SEE INDIA. Circa 1930s. 40x25 1/4 inches, 101 1/2x64 cm. Adams Bros. & Shardlow Ltd., London. Condition B+ / A-: small loss in upper right corner; small tears and repaired tears at bottom right edge; archival tape on verso. Paper. Simla (also known as Shimla) is

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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FRANZ KRAUSZ (1905-1998) VISIT PALESTINE. 1936. 35 1/4x22 1/2 inches, 89 1/2x57 1/4 cm. Condition B+: sharp creasing throughout; small tears at edges, some slightly into image; slight staining and toning. Paper. "The Visit Palestine poster was made in 1936 for the Tourist Development Association of

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN ABESSINIË. 1936. 25 3/4x35 inches, 63x89 cm. Mes & Bronkhorst, Haarlem. Condition B+: expertly-replaced losses, repaired tears and overpainting in margins; minor restoration and airbrushing in image and along vertical and horizontal folds

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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MONTGOMERY WILLIAMS (DATES UNKNOWN) ANTSIRABE / MADAGASCAR. 1940. 34x25 1/2 inches, 86 1/2x64 3/4 cm. Service Geographique, Madagascar. Condition B+: repaired tears at edges; restoration along vertical and horizontal folds; watermark along right edge. Madagascar, the world's second largest island

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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WYNDHAM ROBINSON (1883-1959) ZIMBABWE / RHODESIA'S ANCIENT PAST INTRIGUES THE WORLD. 1928. 39 3/4x24 3/4 inches, 101x63 cm. Hortors Limited, Cape Town. Condition B / B+: replaced upper left corner, slightly into image; repaired tears, creases and restoration in margins and image and along vertical

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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A.W. BAYLIS (DATES UNKNOWN) ZIMBABWE / THE RIDDLE OF RHODESIA? 1938. 38 3/4x24 1/2 inches, 98 1/2x62 1/4 cm. Condition B+: repaired tears at top edge, into image; small tears and losses in margins; restoration over skinning in left border; creases in margins and image. Paper. Under a midnight-blue

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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MEZQUITA (DATES UNKNOWN) MAROC - FRANCE A TRAVERS L'ESPAGNE. Circa. 1939. 39 1/2x26 inches, 100 1/4x66 cm. Graficas Valencia, Seville. Condition B: extensive creases and abrasions in image and along vertical and horizontal folds, especially in lower text; foxing on linen border, not affecting

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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MATTÉO BRONDY (1866-1944) MEKNES / MOULAY - IDRISS. 1932. 40 3/4x25 1/2 inches, 103 1/2x64 3/4 cm. Baconnier, Alger. Condition A-: time-staining in margins; small repaired tear in lower right corner; minor creases and abrasions in image. Brondy was one of several classically-trained painters who

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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LÉON CARRÉ (1878-1942) HAMMAM - RIGHA (ALGER). Circa 1920s. 41 1/2x29 1/4 inches, 105 1/2x74 1/4 cm. Baconnier, Alger. Condition B: repaired tear from top edge through central image; repaired tears, creases and printer's creases in margins and image. A colorful view of the splendid gardens around

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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J. DAVO (DATES UNKNOWN) TENERIFFE / EVERLASTING SPRING. Circa 1945. 39 1/4x24 3/4 inches, 99 3/4x57 3/4 cm. Condition A-: expert airbrushing in margins and text. Tenerife, the largest of Spain's seven Canary Islands, is home to the volcanic Mount Teide and the unique rock formation known as the

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN VISITE ESPAÑA. 63 1/2x44 1/2 inches, 161 1/4x113 cm. Ortega, Valencia. Condition A: minor restoration in bottom corners. Framed

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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ROGIO (ROGER BERCKMANS, 1900-?) OOSTENDE. 1938. 39x24 inches, 99x61 cm. O. De Rycker, Brussels. Condition B+: small replaced losses in margins; repaired tears at edges, some into image; minor creases in margins and image. Kunst Zee 149, Belgische Kust 104

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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F. HUGO D'ALÉSI (1849-1906) CHEMINS DE FER DE L'EST / VENISE. 1899. 41 1/2x29 3/4 inches, 105 1/2x75 1/2 cm. Hugo d'Alési, Paris. Condition B: foxing in margins and image; water stains and replaced losses in lower right margin; creases and repaired punch holes in margins. Mounted on Japan

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 14 Nov 2019

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN LAGO DI COMO. 1899. 39 1/4x27 1/2 inches, 99 3/4x70 cm. Chiattone, Milan. Condition A-: minor creases, repaired tears and restoration at edges; margins trimmed off; minor creases in image. A beautiful and romantic Art Nouveau-inspired view of Lake Como, with Bellagio seen at night

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 14 Nov 2019