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Travel Across Canada Jasper National Park Canadian National Railways Australia / 1930s / Travel Posters / 102x65 Original vintage travel advertising poster: Travel Across Canada via Jasper National Park – Canadian National Railways. Bright and colourful Art Deco image featuring carved birds on top of totem poles in the foreground with a train passing in front of mountains towards the viewer, the bright sun setting in the background and the stylised lettering above and below. Silkscreen printed in Australia promoting travel to Canada. Canadian National Railways was formed in 1919 and grew to create an extensive railway system that encouraged the population of uninhabited areas, increased its passenger and freight traffic and connected the country's forestry, fishing, mineral and agricultural resources. Located in the Canadian Rockies in the Alberta province, Jasper National Park was established in 1907, becoming a national park in 1930 and a World Heritage Site in 1984. Good condition, restored tears and minor loss on margins, backed on linen.