For Travel Anywhere, Everywhere, Book Through Burns, Philp & Co. Pty Ltd. Walter Jardine, 1884–1970 Aust.
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For Travel Anywhere, Everywhere, Book Through Burns, Philp & Co. Pty Ltd

c1930s. Colour lithograph, signed lower right in the image, 101 x 63.4cm. Slight foxing to margins, repaired minor creases and missing portions to edges. Linen-backed.

Text continues “Printed by Hollander & Govett Ltd for Websdale, Shoosmith Ltd.” Image held in the Library of Congress (USA). Before air travel was affordable, the route to and from Australia was via the Suez Canal in an ocean liner.

Founded in 1883 in Sydney, Burns, Philp & Co, Limited was a major Australian shipping line, operating as merchants, and shipping and travel agents specialising in the South Pacific.

This image was used for advertising in The Home, Art in Australia and other magazines during the 1920s and 1930s. This poster-sized version is rare.

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Item #CL202-37

Price (AUD): $4,400.00  other currencies

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