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Wangaratta - 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 vintage poster by famous Australian graphic artist James Northfield captures an enchanting holiday scene from the 1930's or 40s period. Two teenagers enjoy a swim in the Ovens river, whilst in the background, a family relaxes around their caravan.


James Northfield would have been commissioned to produce this poster by the Australian National Travel Association, as a part of a number of campaigns to promote tourism in the region. 


© All Northfield images courtesy of James Northfield Heritage Art Trust


Specifications

  • Graphic arts quality paper or archival quality polyester canvas
  • Museum quality Epson Ultrachrome pigmented inks
  • Supplied rolled in a tube
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.