Monday, 22 September 2014

Vintage Travel Posters - part 3

Travel posters are an ever-popular aspect of graphic design. I thought I would feature a broad spectrum of posters from the first half of the C20th, the golden age of the travel poster probably being associated with the 1920s and 1930s with posters by artists like Roger Broders, featuring sunny Mediterranean scenes.

This is part 3 of an 8 - part post on vintage travel posters. For earlier works see parts 1 and 2 also.


James Northfield Posters
James Northfield (1887 - 1973), one of Australia's best known graphic artists of the C20th, was born at Inverleigh, Victoria, Australia in 1887 and educated in Geelong. He served an apprenticeship in Geelong and Melbourne, had a studio in Melbourne city for 25 years, and was a Director of the Art Training Institute of Victoria.


1930c Tasmania, Australia poster by James Northfield

1930s Australia poster by James Northfield

1930s Cattle of the Inland, Australia poster by James Northfield

1930s Great Barrier Reef, Australia poster by James Northfield

1930s Australia poster by James Northfield

1930s Lyre-Bird, Australia poster by James Northfield

1930s Mildura, Victoria, Australia poster by James Northfield

1930s Mornington, Mt. Martha, Victoria, Australia poster by James Northfield

1930s Mount Macedon, Victoria, Australia poster by James Northfield

1930s Pastoral Australia poster by James Northfield

1930s River Murray Tours poster by James Northfield

1930s The Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia poster by James Northfield

1930s The Grampians, Australia poster by James Northfield

1934c Centenary Australia poster by James Northfield

1935 Australia poster by James Northfield

1935 Australia. Great Barrier Coral Reef poster by James Northfield

1936 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia poster by James Northfield

1936c Australia for Sunshine and Romance poster by James Northfield

1940s Sailing, Sydney Harbour, Australia poster by James Northfield

1947 Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia poster by James Northfiled

1949 Wangaratta, Australia poster by James Northfield

1950s Canberra, Australia poster by James Northfield

1950s Coolangatta, South Queensland, Australia poster by James Northfield

Geelong, Victoria, Australia poster by James Northfield

Mornington, Victoria, Australia poster by James Northfield

Seaside. Victorian railways, Australia poster by James Northfield

The Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia poster by james Northfield

Trans- Australian Railway poster by James Northfield


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1934 World's Fair Chicago

1934c Wagon Lits. Cook poster bt Adolphe Mouron Cassandre

1935c Holland via Harwich poster by Fred Taylor

1935c Marseilles. Air France poster by Albert Solon

1935c Pareshnath Pahar, India poster by Dorthy Newsome

1935c Pueblos of the Southwest

1935c SAL. Swedish American Line poster by Ake Rittmark

1935c Syracuse, Sicily

1935c Vesuvius and the Gulf of Naples

1935c Vichy poster by H. Chauffard

1935c Visit India poster by Fred Taylor

1936 Australia Sunshine and Surf poster by Gert Sellheim

1936 Orient Calls poster by Mune Satomi

1936 Sweden, Värmland poster by Beckman

1936 Visit Palestine poster by Franz Krausz

1936-38 See America. Welcome to Montana. WPA poster

1936-38 See America. Welcome to Montana. WPA poster

1936-38 See America. WPA poster

1936-38 See America. WPA poster

1936c Australia Surf Club poster by Gert Sellheim

1937 Adriatica Steamship Company - Venice poster by Ceini

1937 Australia. Great Barrier Reef, Queensland poster by Gert Sellheim

1937 Cie Générale Transatlantique poster by Paul Colin

1937 Japan poster by Mune Satomi

1937 Paris International Exposition poster by Paul Colin

1937c New York City Municipal Airports

1937c See America Welcome to Montana

1938 Grand Canyon National Park

1938 Lassen Volcanic National Park

1938 Fort Marion National Monument

1938 The National Parks Preserve Wild Life

1938 Zion National Park