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Travel art deco posters

1931 poster of 'L'Atlantique' - £20,000. (SwannGalleries/BNPS)

Valuable vintage travel posters go to auction

October 16, 2013

Rare travel posters advertising far flung destinations before the start of the jet age are set to fetch $330,000 at auction.



The collection of 200 works were used to advertise dream holiday

destinations and the luxurious ways of reaching them, including one of

the Hindenburg Zeppelin.



Most

of the Art Deco posters date back to the 1920s and 1930s, just before

the invention of the jet engine kick-started the golden age of travel. (BNPS)