This page represents most of our collection of original Antique and Vintage Posters. Please click on an image to see it in high-resolution, with details of the work itself. For enquiries and purchases, please do contact us.
Columbia Tobacco: David Dunlop’s advertisement for the World’s Fair in Chicago 1893.
P & Cruises Passenger Services Cover Half of the World: Promotional poster for Peninsular and Oriental cruises with a map of Southeast Asia and Australia.
Crociera Aerea Transatlantica: Celebrating the 1930 Transatlantic Air Cruise from Rome to Rio de Janeiro of a fleet of 12 Italian seaplanes led by the head of Fascist Italy’s Air Force, Italo Balbo.
Racehorses flat out to the finish: From one of the leading American lithographic and engraving establishments.
Amerique du Nord: Vintage postcard promoting Air France’s routes in North America. By Guy Arnoux.
Calcutta: East Indian Railway. Promotional poster showing the Burmese pagoda in Eden Gardens. By Desmond Doig.
Imperial Airways: Ensign Air Liner. For Empire Services. Promotional poster illustrated with cross sections of the Flying Boat being built by Sir W.G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Ltd.
Promotional poster with a Koala or Native Bear. After the Anglo-Antipodean artist Eileen Mayo.
Air France promotional poster: Double hemisphere map of the world highlighting air routes and surrounded with illustrations of European explorers in the Americas, Africa, and Asia. By Lucien Boucher.
World map satirising President Reagan’s Cold War worldview in the late 1980s.
Continental Record Tyres advertisement by the German Poster artist Jupp Weirtz.
Savoie: PLM (Paris-Lyon-Mediterannee Railways) promotional poster for Savoie department in the French Alps
London Underground: From the Ark to Regent’s Park. Poster showing the animals of Noah’s ark travelling by Underground from Mt Ararat to their new homes at London Zoo in Regent’s Park. By Arnrid Johnston.
Cuba: Met Rosanna naar Havana. Promotional poster for Martinair and group Cubanacan. By Sylvan Steenbrink.
Malay States: The Golden Chersonese. Rare transport poster promoting the Malay State Railway. Designed by Hugh Murton Le Fleming.
Les Animaux a Fourrures dans le Monde: Unusual pictorial world map showing the world’s fur-bearing animals. By Lucien Boucher for Maison Simon Freres furriers.
Depassera vos esperances: Promotional poster with ‘Fish Eye’ photo of the city.
Barcelona: La Capital del Mediterraneo. Art Deco poster of a biplane decorated with the Spanish flag passing Gaudi’s famous church La Sagrada Familia.
Nova et Vetera: Air France promotional map poster centred on Africa, Asia, and Europe with Air France’s routes overlaid in red and highlighted with gold.
La Cote dAzur: Promtional panoramic map of the South coast of France from Menton to Toulon.
Proche-Orient: Vintage postcard promoting Air France’s routes to the Near East. By Eric Castel.
Paquebot ‘Antilles’: Cross-section of the French cruise ship operating in the tropics for the Compagnie Generale Transatlantique
India: Promotional poster for Mount Abu and Lake Nakki, Rajasthan. Issued by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Printed in Madras.
Chamonix-Martigny Par les Gorges du Trient: (Paris-Lyon-Mediterannee Railways) promotional poster for the line through the Trient Gorge.
Chamonix: Le Plus Haut Telefrique du Monde, Francaise des Chemins de Fer de Montagne promotional poster for the first Aiguille du Midi-Mont-Blanc cable car in assoctian with PLM (Paris-Lyon-Mediterannee Railways). By Henri Dormoy.
London Transport: The Londoner’s Transport Throughout the Ages. Quad Royal poster showing the development in the means of travel Overground & Underground.
Britannic Cunard: Liverpool Route to USA and Canada. Turner produced a number of designs for the Cunard Line and Transport for London.
La Route des Alpes: Art Deco promotional poster for an early bus service from Nice to the French Alps by PLM (Paris-Lyon-Mediterannee Railways).
Lucknow: City of Gardens. Newsome and fellow artist Kathleen Nixon were commissioned by the Oxford University Press to visit India following which the Indian State Railways commissioned a series of posters. Printed in Calcutta.
Jaipur: Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway. Stylised view of the Hawa Mahal, the Palace of the Winds. Published in Mumbai.
Lebanon: Travel poster published by the Conseil National du Tourisme au Liban to promote Lebanon as a tourist destination. The photograph is credited to ‘Fattal’, possibly the Lebanese artist Simone Fattal. Printed by the prestigious Draeger firm in Paris.
Der Mench als Industriepalast (Man as an Industrial Palace): The human body represented as a machine with part represented by a mechanical equivalent.
India: Fly to India. Promotional poster for B.O.A.C in association with Quantas Empire, South African and Tasman Airways.
Royal Mail Promotional poster for the Atlantis (the redeployed Andes after its service in WWI). Shoesmith was a naval cadet, later working on the Royal Mail line before becoming a successful marine artist.
Europe: Travel poster advertising Air France services to Europe with tourist destinationsMincluding Tower Bridge, the Acropolis, and St Mark’s Square. By Edmond Maurus.
Extreme Orient:: Promotional poster for Air France’s routes in French Indochina. By Lucien Boucher.
Imperial Airways: The Greatest Air Service in the World. Promotional poster illustrated with cross sections of the most innovative aeroplanes of the time – Scipio Class Flying-Boats, Atlanta Class, Scylla Class, Heracles and Hannibal.
Delhi: Indian State Railways. View of a part of the Lal Qila (Red Fort). Published in Bombay.
Baleares: Promotional poster advertising Air France’s flights to the Balearics by Lucien Boucher.
L’Amrique du Nord: Poster map of North America promoting Air France, and its partnership with multiple American regional airlines.