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Mount Macedon - Vintage Travel Poster

One Hour Out

Yarra Valley & Dandenong Ranges
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Made to order
Sent within 3 to 5 days

Regular price $85.00

This stunning print by Australian graphic artist James Northfield sets a scene of two women approaching the 21 meter Memorial Cross on Mount Macedon. The cross is set against a bright blue Victorian autumn sky and framed by eucalyptus trees and manicured gardens. In the foreground is a wreath made of autumn leaves.

This work would have been produced by James Northfield in either the 1930s or 40s as part of a series of work promoting various regional holiday locations.


© 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.