Item #CL197-23 Travel In Comfort By Malayan Railway. J R. Charton, active 1920s–1940s Brit./Malay.
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Travel In Comfort By Malayan Railway

c1933. Colour lithograph, signed in image lower left, 72.5 x 52.8cm. Old folds, creases, crinkles. Linen-backed.

Text continues “Printed by Caxton Press Ltd, Kuala Lumpur.”

In 1933 artist J.R. Charton designed five posters for the Federated Malay States Railway. A newspaper review of Charton’s work noted that the imagery of the posters was “exceedingly effective” and would therefore encourage tourists to make an overland journey through Malaya. Ref: Malaya Tribune, 23.11.1933.

Item #CL197-23

Price (AUD): $1,650.00  other currencies

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