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    New Zealand Travel Poster (C.S.W. Ltd, Dunedin, c.1935). Poster (24.75" X 40") "Wonderland of the Pacific."
    Created by artist Carl Thorwald Laugesen ("C.L.") (1900-1987) for the New Zealand Tourist Department, this exquisite original travel poster depicts a woman of native descent (Maori) adorned in traditional dress seated in the foreground. In the background sits a grand hotel, Chateau Tongariro, a bursting geyser, and a soaring snow capped mountain. Two other Maori women are cooking in a thermal hot pool, like many others found on New Zealand's North Island. Breathtaking stone litho color makes this poster extra inviting, along with remarkable condition. Only minor signs of wear can be detected: creasing, tiny edge tears, and a tear at the bottom right with archival tape on the verso. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.


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