New Zealand. Tree fern [Poster. ca 1950] - Alexander Turnbull Library

New Zealand. Tree fern [Poster. ca 1950]


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Alexander Turnbull Library

By: New Zealand. Tourist and Publicity Department; King, Marcus, 1891-1983

Date: 1950

Description: Shows a several tree ferns in a hilly landscape. Colour is applied in flat patches. A very similar poster is signed by Marcus King; it is likely this poster was also designed by King, although unsigned. Previously estimated to be dated 1930s; estimate revised based on date ascribed in Peter Alsop's "Selling the dream" (2013), where it is illustrated on page 132; date listed on page 396. Quantity: 1 colour art print(s). Physical Description: Screen print on sheet 1020 x 635 mm. Provenance: Purchased from Christies South Kensington auction, 14 October 2004, lot 225.

Usage: Unknown?

Category: Images

Subject: Tree ferns, Tourism, New Zealand