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Rare & Important Travel Posters

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

189 lots with images

November 13, 2006

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

WALTER TILL (DATES UNKNOWN) SEE IRELAND FIRST. Circa 1925. 40x25 inches. Hely's Limited, Dublin.

Lot 1: WALTER TILL (DATES UNKNOWN) SEE IRELAND FIRST. Circa 1925. 40x25 inches. Hely's Limited, Dublin.

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Description: WALTER TILL (DATES UNKNOWN) SEE IRELAND FIRST. Circa 1925. 40 1/8x25 1/4 inches. Hely's Limited, Dublin. Condition A-: minor repaired tears and creases in margins. The magic of the Emerald Isle is theatrically revealed as a woman draws back a curtain to reveal the splendors of Ireland: there are lakes, hills, a yellow sports car touring the green valleys, men in brown going fly-fishing, a train and more!All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues and are posted below.

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WALTER TILL (DATES UNKNOWN) IRELAND FOR YOUR HOLIDAY. 29x40 inches.

Lot 2: WALTER TILL (DATES UNKNOWN) IRELAND FOR YOUR HOLIDAY. 29x40 inches.

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Description: WALTER TILL (DATES UNKNOWN) IRELAND FOR YOUR HOLIDAY. 29 3/4x40 inches. Condition B+: repaired tears and creases in margins, some affecting text. The sweeping curve of Killiney Bay, with its mountainscape, foliage and beautiful terrain viewed on a still day. Often compared to The Bay of Naples in Italy, Killiney Bay is located along the Dublin coastline. With Dublin City a mere twenty minutes to the north, and the Wicklow Mountains to the south, the area boasts many attractions.All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues and are posted below.

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WALTER TILL (DATES UNKNOWN) KILLARNEY / HEAVEN'S REFLEX. 40x25 inches. Hely's Limited, London.

Lot 3: WALTER TILL (DATES UNKNOWN) KILLARNEY / HEAVEN'S REFLEX. 40x25 inches. Hely's Limited, London.

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Description: WALTER TILL (DATES UNKNOWN) KILLARNEY / HEAVEN'S REFLEX. 40x25 inches. Hely's Limited, London. Condition A. Killarney, in County Kerry, is one of Ireland's most popular tourist destinations. The beautiful countryside offers lakes, mountains, cathedrals, ruined monasteries and more. Till, who designed many images for the GSR railway, evocatively captures the serenity and beauty of the region. Several versions of this poster exist, each with different text at the bottom.All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues and are posted below.

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ANONYMOUS HARRISMITH. Circa 1930. 40x25 inches. William Brown & Davis, Ltd., Durban.

Lot 4: ANONYMOUS HARRISMITH. Circa 1930. 40x25 inches. William Brown & Davis, Ltd., Durban.

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Description: ANONYMOUS HARRISMITH. Circa 1930. 40 1/8x25 3/8 inches. William Brown & Davis, Ltd., Durban. Condition B+: restored top corners and bottom left corner; repaired tear in top text; time staining in margins; vertical and horizontal folds. A delightful landscape with the Wilge River and distant Drakensberg mountains. Named after Harry Smith, a British Governor in the mid-19th century, this city in South Africa's eastern free state has taken a curious approach to advertising, mixing champagne analogies with tourism.All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues and are posted below.

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ANONYMOUS PORT ALFRED. Circa 1930. 40x24 inches. E. P. Herold Litho., Port Elizabeth.

Lot 5: ANONYMOUS PORT ALFRED. Circa 1930. 40x24 inches. E. P. Herold Litho., Port Elizabeth.

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Description: ANONYMOUS PORT ALFRED. Circa 1930. 40x24 1/2 inches. E. P. Herold Litho., Port Elizabeth. Condition B+: repaired tears in top and bottom margins, some affecting image; time staining in image; vertical and horizontal folds. Port Arthur, at the mouth of the Kowie River, took its name from Queen Victoria's son who visited in 1860. Located between Port Elizabeth and Durban on South Africa's southeastern coast, it is renowned for its beaches, boating opportunities and other water sports.All items are offered for sale subject to Swann Galleries' standard terms and conditions of sale, which are published in our catalogues and are posted below.

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