A W. BAYLISDEPARTMENT OF PUBLICITYGOVERNMENT LITHOGRAPHIC PRESS, Poster:  Umtali - The eastern gateway to Southern Rhodesia Enlarge 1 /1



  • Southern Rhodesia


Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia

publisher (organisation)


Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia

printer (organisation)

Poster: Umtali - The eastern gateway to Southern Rhodesia 1938 Materials & Technique: prints, posters, planographic lithograph, printed in colour, from multiple stones/plates Support: paper

Primary Insc: title printed u.c. "UMTALI" sig. & date printed in image "A.W. BAYLIS 1938" subtitle and text printed l.l. to l.r. "The/EASTERN GATEWAY/to SOUTHERN/ RHODESIA/After the Queen of Sheba, one of the more modern adventurers to penetrate/into what is now known as Southern Rhodesia, was Francesco ..." publisher printed l.l. to l.r. "FOR INFORMATION APPLY:-/TO THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLICITY, P.O.BOOX 1187, SALISBURY- THE SOUTHERN RHODESIA PUBLICITY OFFICE, P.O.BOX 4586, JOHANNESBURG-/AND TO THE SECRETARY, PUBLICITY ASSOCIATION, P.O.BOX 69, UMTALI." printer printed l.c. in margin "Designed & reproduced at the Government Lithographic Press for the Department of Publicity, Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia, 1938"
Dimensions: sheet 99.4 h x 62.2 w cm image 97.2 h x 60.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift in memory of Spensley Charles and Gwendoline Mary Weetman 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.1789.9
  • Collection of Charles Weetman (1905-1990), who had worked for the Australian National Travel Association (ANTA), and was Assistant Editor of the organisations magazine 'Walkabout'.
  • By descent to his son Peter Weetman.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Peter Weetman, Melbourne, December 1990.