Travel posters that will make you want to hop on the next flying boat for Melbourne. James Northfield, graphic designer (1887-1973).

"The Blue Mountains, New South Wales." ca. 1930's.
“The Blue Mountains, New South Wales.” ca. 1930’s. F.W. Niven Ltd., Melbourne, printers. © Estate of the artist. Image © Swann Auction Galleries. Fair use license. via https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/auction-lot/JAMES-NORTHFIELD-(1887-1973).-AUSTRALIA—THE-BLUE-MOUNTAINS-2524+++++++3+-++690074
1934c-centenary-australia-poster-by-james-northfield
“Centenary, Australia 1934-35.” ca. 1935.© Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via http://poulwebb.blogspot.com/2014/09/vintage-travel-posters-part-3.html
"Coolangatta, South Queensland." 1950's.
“Coolangatta, South Queensland.” 1950’s. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via http://poulwebb.blogspot.com/2014/09/vintage-travel-posters-part-3.html
Scenic image of two horse riders pausing to look at the view over a river between trees towards mountains in the distance with the text on the border below with the kangaroo inside the Australian National Travel Association logo. 1920's.
Scenic image of two horse riders pausing to look at the view over a river between trees towards mountains in the distance with the text on the border below with the kangaroo inside the Australian National Travel Association logo. 1920’s. © Estate of the artist. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/art/prints-works-on-paper/more-prints-works-on-paper/james-northfield-original-vintage-1920s-travel-advertising-poster-james-northfield-australia/id-a_1218523/
"Parrots." ca. 1935. Offset lithograph in colors.
“Parrots.” ca. 1935. Offset lithograph in colors. Printed by F.W.Niven Ltd., Melbourne. © Estate of the artist. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/james-northfield-1887-1973-australia-parrots-5944295-details.aspx

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