Vintage tourism posters of France

Original vintage posters of France - Travels and French terroir

A large selection of original posters from France and its many regions including Normandy, the Paris area, the North of France, Alsace, the Basque region, the Côte d’Azur and different mountain resorts…All posters in the Elbé catalogue are dated originals, fully restored and mounted on canvas.
These original posters all represent areas located in mainland France. They depict the first holiday destinations on the Côte d’Azur, in Brittany, the Basque Area, the Bay of Arcachon, the Atlantic Islands, the beaches of Normandy and the North of France. The selection includes France’s regions and scenic or historic terroir from the 1860s to the 1960s as well as many tourist destinations most commonly around Paris seen from a tourist’s perspective. The posters are part of promotional campaigns commissioned predominantly by the railway industry, tourism bureaus and ministries to promote travel and French culture.
Original posters of the early summer destinations feature areas such as the Bay of Arcachon, Biarritz, La Baule, Dinard, Le Touquet Paris-Beach, Cabourg, Deauville and Trouville, as well as Nice, Villefranche, La Turbie, Le Cap Ferrat, Antibes, Toulon further south. The Elbé catalogue also includes health resorts and spas such as Vichy, Allevard, Brides, Aix, Luchon and Superbagnères. All posters capture the magic of the first ski and winter sport resorts in places like Chamonix, the Vosges and Jura regions, Combloux, Saint-Gervais and Megève, Morzine and the Pyrenees. These original posters promote the many regions of France and such scenic sites as the Puy Mary in the Mount of Cantal, the Dordogne, the Rhône valley, the Berry region, Alsace and the Pyrenees.
The main illustrators of the time were Constant Duval, Julien Lacaze, Pierre Commarmond, Hugo d’Alesi, Paul E. Champseix, Roger Broders, Charles Hallo, David Dellepiane, Léo Lellée, Geo Dorival, Léandre.

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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
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 - David Dellepiane - 1903 - La Provence - St Remy - Les Baux - Toulon - 42,1 by 29,9 inches
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Vintage travel poster by David Dellepiane 1903 - La Provence - St...

Original vintage travel poster realised by David Dellepiane in 1903, La Provence - St Remy - Les Baux - Toulon

Printed by : Imprimerie Affiches Artisitiques Moullot fils aîné, Marseille

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 42,1 x 29,9 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+

Price €2,500.00
Vintage travel poster - Julien Lacaze - 1927 - Flavigny - PLM - 42,1 by 31,1 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Julien Lacaze 1927 - Flavigny - PLM

Original vintage travel poster realised by Julien Lacaze in 1927, Flavigny - PLM - Dijon - Bourgogne

Printed by : Imprimerie Lucien Serre & Cie

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 42,1 x 31,1 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+

Price €1,000.00
Vintage travel poster - E. Couronneau - 1923 - Les remparts d'Aigues-Mortes - PLM - 42,1 by 31,1 inches
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Vintage travel poster by E. Couronneau 1923 - Les remparts...

Original vintage travel poster realised by E. Couronneau in 1923, Les remparts d'Aigues-Mortes - PLM

Printed by : Imprimerie Chaix, Paris

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 42,1 x 31,1 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+

Price €1,500.00
Vintage travel poster - Joseph de la Nézière - 1927 - La Grotte de Lamartine Lac du Bourget - 42,5 by 31,3 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Joseph de la Nézière 1927 - La Grotte de...

Original vintage travel poster realised by Joseph de la Nézière in 1927, La Grotte de Lamartine - Aix les Bains - Lac du Bourget et la chaine du Revard - Chemins de fer Paris Lyon Méditerranée - PLM

Printed by : Imprimerie Lucien Serre

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 42,5 x 31,3 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+

Price €1,500.00
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