The Art of Travel

A gallery of vintage Travel Posters

During the early part of the 20th century, improved transportation, leisure time and rising affluence made travel to faraway places more than just a dream. And from Cruden Bay to Lake Como, from the Canadian Rockies to the Swiss Alps, golf was part of the allure.

The following selection—some of which were recently sold at auction by Swann Galleries in Manhattan while others are available in reprint from—highlight the golden age of travel posters during the 1920s and 1930s.

They are a colorful record of how chic destinations from around the world sought to attract sporting travelers to their playgrounds. and


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