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Travelling Through Asia: An exhibition of vintage posters, luggage labels and ephemera from 1910 to the 1960s 9 - 27 June, 2015
Opening Reception Date: Tuesday, 9th June 2015 Venue: Picture This Gallery at 9 Queen's Road Central Time: 6pm - 8:30pm
Discover Asia through the eyes of travellers of a bygone era at Picture This’ carefully curated exhibition from travel-related advertising dating from 1910 to the 1960s.

This exhibition for sale is a celebration of uncommon, important and beautiful Asian travel advertisements in the form of promotional posters, hotel and airline luggage labels, pictorial maps and travel memorabilia from destinations including Burma, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, The Philippines, New Zealand, Australia, China and of course, Hong Kong.

PLEASE NOTE that all items in the exhibition are immediately available for sale - please contact us to enquire or purchase.

Java-China Japan Line - Vintage map of East Asia
Issued by Edward Stanford Limited

Pictorial Map of Peiping (Peking)
Artwork by Frank Dorn

Indonesia - Bali - Island of A Thousand Colours
Victor J. Trip

Visit Java. Bali.

KLM - New York. Far East

See Malaya - Federated Malay States Railways
Hugh le Fleming

Malaya - Federated Malay States Railways
D.V. Cowen

Australia - The Tallest Trees in the British Empire
Percy Trompf

Haere Mai (Welcome) to New Zealand
W.A.G. Skinner

East Asiatic Company - Passenger & Freight Service

Fly CAT - Taiwan - Republic of China

Japan - Board of Tourist Industry - Japanese Government Railways

Japan - Red Kimono
Mitsumura

Japan - Scandinavian Airlines System
Netzler

B.O.A.C. - Jet your way to Toyko

B.O.A.C. - Jet your way to Bangkok

B.O.A.C. - Jet your way to Rangoon

Fly by B.O.A.C. - Far East via Europe and India

PATA - Discover the Pacific

Far-Fareastern Airways - Vietnam

Air France - Provence Breguet 763
Lucien Boucher

Air France - Vickers "Viscount"
Lucien Boucher

Air France - Planisphere
Lucien Boucher

Philippine Air Lines - Route of the Orient Star

B.O.A.C. - World Air Routes: Eastern Hemisphere
E.O. Seymour

Pictorial World Map - "Some recent voyages of warships"
Herve Baille

Messageries Maritimes - Marseille, Inde, Ceylan, Malaisie, Viet Nam
Yves des Gachons

Messageries Maritimes – Japon, Australie, Atlantique...
Albert Brenet

Messageries Maritimes - Courriers d'Extreme Orient: Vietnam, Cambodge, Laos
Jacques Branger

The Philippine Islands - Newsmap

Plan of Singapore Town
The Malaya Publishing House Limited

The Orient is Hong Kong - Jet BOAC
Miroslav Sasek

Chemins de Fer de L'Indochine

Foreign Traveller's Guide - Map of Shanghai

Luggage Label - Grand Metropole Hotel, Hanoi
Dan Sweeney

Luggage Label - Astor House Hotel, Shanghai
Dan Sweeney

Luggage Label - Grand Hotel des Wagon Lits, Peking
Dan Sweeney

Luggage Label - Peninsula Hotel, Hong Kong
Dan Sweeney

Luggage Label - Hong Kong Hotel, Hong Kong
Dan Sweeney

Postcard, Luggage Label, Brochure

Hong Kong Hotel Set - Comprising a luggage label, a postcard, and a brochure
Dan Sweeney

Luggage Label - Repulse Bay Hotel, Hong Kong
Dan Sweeney

Luggage Label - Cathay Pacific

Luggage Label - Cathay Pacific

Luggage Label - Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific Flight Packet

Luggage Label - Peak Hotel, Hong Kong. 1910's

Luggage Label - Grand Hotel, Hong Kong

Luggage Label - Chung Hing Hotel, Hong Kong

Luggage Label - Astor House Hotel, Hong Kong

Luggage Label - Tung Nam Boarding House, Hong Kong

Luggage Label - Hong Kong Hotel

Luggage Label - Bela Vista Hotel, Macau

Bela Vista Hotel
Fr. Manuel Teixeria

Luggage Label - Imperial Hotel, Peping (Peiping)

Luggage Label - The Hotel Asia, Canton

Luggage Label - Astor House Hotel, Shanghai

Luggage Label - Dollar Hotel, Shanghai

Luggage Label - Victoria Hotel, Canton

Luggage Label - Imperial Hotel, Tientsin

Luggage Label - Park Hotel, Shanghai

Advertising card - Grand hotel Angkor

Luggage Label - Station Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

Luggage Label - Hotel des Galeries, Batavia, Java

Luggage Label - Raffles Hotel, Singapore

Luggage Label - Raffles Hotel

Luggage Label - Continental Palace Hotel, Saigon

Luggage Label - Continental Palace Hotel, Saigon

Luggage Label - Grand Hotel Beau Rivage, Nha Trang

Luggage Label - Strand Hotel, Rangoon

Luggage Label - Criterion Hotel, Rangoon

Luggage Label - Criterion Hotel, Rangoon

Luggage Label - Australia Hotel, Sydney

Luggage Label - Bali Hotel, Scheveningen
Jan Lavies

Luggage Label - Spence's Hotel, Calcutta

Luggage Label - The Taj Mahal Hotel, Bombay

Luggage Label - New Metropole Hotel, Manila

Luggage Label - Staatsspoorwegen

Peking Studies
Ellen Catleen [Thorbecke]

Hong Kong
Ellen Thorbecke

Welcome to Hong Kong
The Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels Ltd.

Cook's Handbook for Tourists to Peking, tientsin, Shan-Hai-Kwan, Mukden, Dalny, Port Arthur, and Seoul

Excursion to Bali
Jan Lavies

Island of Bali
Miguel Covarrubias

To Angkor

Angkor
Fred Eldridge

Concise Pocket Guide to Burma

Indochina

L'Indo-Chine Francaise
Touring-Club de France

Views of Singapore

Fine Art Views of Straits Settlements and Federated Malay States

Scenes in Kashmir
W. Lambert

Queensland - The Jewel of Australia