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See Sumatra (circa 1935)

Carl Shreve (1901-1988)

Printed by De Unie - Rotogravure
Stone Lithograph
66cm x 99.5cm
circa 1935
Grade B+, Very Good. Restored borders. Colours bright and fresh.
Carl Shreve was an American artist, journalist and adventurer. He travelled widely through Asia between 1933 and 1936 before landing in Australia. It was during this time that he produced a series of evocative paintings used by the Dutch K.P.M. Line for promotional and advertising purposes including corporate brochures and travel posters.

Shreve published his travel memoirs in 1940 as 'Distant Horizons: Reminiscences of Travel in the Far East'.