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Vintage Posters

Original vintage posters, restored and mounted on canvas including the great classics of French and international cinema, original advertising posters, posters promoting the great regions of France and French state-owned industries (the Navy, Air France, national railway services...), historic exhibitions, theatrical performances and legendary venues...
These original artefacts afford us a glimpse into the past which, as the saying goes, is in itself a foreign country. As one of the main mediums of information of their time, many generations grew up discovering and understanding the world through the information they contained. Both in cities and rural areas, the only information at their disposal would have come through these posters, be that propaganda or advertising.
The invention of the lithograph at the end of the 18th century in Germany, revolutionised European printing. By the early and mid-19th century it was completely transformed into the great industry that we recognise today.
Bigger equipment allowed for larger formats to be printed and led to the creation of ever more spectacular posters that were put together using several sheets of paper such as Henri de Toulouse Lautrec’s “La Goulue”. Chéret’s large format designs soon followed suit. A hundred and thirty years ago, works of art were being reproduced as lithographs and stuck up in the street, becoming the standard medium of information throughout France and Western Europe.
Who could have guessed that these documents, known as the “poor man’s painting”, would one day become such sought-after collector’s items?
Original vintage posters are popular all around the world; they bear great sentimental value and reference places or forgotten brands that remind us of our own shared history. The demand for original posters has never been greater or more diverse, especially since being shared so prominently on social media. Original posters vary greatly in value depending on specific criteria and are sorted into categories such as travelling, advertising of goods and services, cinema, exhibitions and great shows.

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Vintage poster - Sem - Circa 1920 - Cannes - 47,2 by 31,5 inches
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Vintage poster by Sem Circa 1920 - Cannes

Original vintage poster realised by Sem Circa 1920, Cannes

Printed by : Draeger

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 47,2 x 31,5 inches

Linen backed

Condition A

Price €1,500.00
Vintage travel poster - Roger Broders - 1931 - London - Baghdad - 39,4 by 25 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Roger Broders 1931 - London - Baghdad

Original vintage travel poster realised by Roger Broders in 1931, London - Baghdad in 8 Days by Simplon Orient Express & Taurus Express

Printed by : imp. Lucien Serre

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 39,4 x 25 inches

Linen backed

Condition A

Price €3,500.00
Vintage travel poster - Renluc - 1951 - Air France Israel - 39,4 by 23,6 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Renluc 1951 - Air France Israel

Original vintage travel poster realised by Renluc in 1951, Air France Israel

Printed by : Printed in France, Hubert Baille & Cie

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 39,4 x 23,6 inches

Linen backed

Condition A

Price €3,000.00
Vintage travel poster - Commarmond - 1930 - La Route des Pyrénées - 41,3 by 28,9 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Commarmond 1930 - La Route des Pyrénées

Original vintage travel poster realised by Commarmond in 1930, La Route des Pyrénées, Services d'auto-cars de la compagnie du midi - Le Pic du Midi de Bigorre et le Col du Tourmalet

Printed by : Lucien Serre & Cie

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 41,3 x 28,9 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+

Price €2,000.00
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