21 December 2006

Travel Posters

During the annual auction of Rare and Important Travel Posters held in November at the Swann Gallery, 104 East 25th Street, New York, a selection of posters of colourful and intricate images promoting travel in India were offered. M.V. Dhurandhar's posters for the South Indian Railway's Pilgrim Line, "Tiruvannamalai on the Pilgrim Line," 1925; "Srirangam on the Pilgrim Line," Bombay, 1925; "Madura, Bombay," 1935; and "Mistri's Rameswaram for Holy Bathing & Shraddhas," Bombay, each sold for $6,240.


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