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Fauna - Vintage Travel Poster

One Hour Out

Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges
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Regular price $85.00

A range of Australian fauna is masterfully captured in this print from Australian graphic artist James Northfield. In the centre stands proudly an Australian Crane (Brolga), which is surrounded by some of the country's most iconic native animals.

This print forms part of a collection of posters to promote tourism to Australia produced in the 1930s and 40s.


 © All Northfield images courtesy of James Northfield Heritage Art Trust


Specifications

  • Supplied rolled in a tube
  • Graphic arts quality paper or archival quality polyester canvas
  • Museum-quality Epson Ultrachrome pigmented inks
James Northfield - One Hour Out
James Northfield was a commercial Australian graphic artist mostly active from 1910 and 1960. James was born in Inverleigh in 1887 and educated in Geelong. He died in 1973.

He was commissioned to produce a series of posters by the Australian National Travel Association, with the aim of encouraging visitors from local and overseas tourism markets. He also created a series of patriotic work for the Government during World War II.

His work was praised for its composition and detail and for accurately capturing Australian landscape and fauna.