Australia [Boomerang]. Gert Sellheim, Aust.
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Australia [Boomerang]

1957. Colour and process lithograph, signed in image upper right, 100.1 x 64cm. Slight foxing to lower portion of image and edges, repaired minor creases. Linen-backed.

Text continues “Australian National Travel Association. Railway Building, Flinders Street, Melbourne. 153 Kearny Street, San Francisco, Cal., USA. No. 115. Litho, McLaren & Co. Pty Ltd., Melbourne, Australia.”

Gert Sellheim’s innovative and modern designs “contributed significantly to the evolution of the Australian identity” during the 1920s to 1950s, when his posters were being distributed nationally and internationally. His iconography included the flying kangaroo logo for Qantas, which he created in 1947 to coincide with the introduction of the Lockheed L749 Constellations. Ref: MAAS; Qantas.

Item #CL193-48

Price (AUD): $2,950.00  other currencies

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