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 - Lorenzi - Circa 1930 - Nice - 45.3 by 31.5 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Lorenzi Circa 1930 - Nice

Original vintage travel poster realised by Lorenzi Circa 1930, Nice

Printed by : Imp De L'Eclaireur De Nice

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 45.3 x 31.5 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+

Price €9,500.00
Vintage travel poster - Pierre Commarmond - Circa 1930 - Saint Brieuc Centre de Tourisme en Bretagne - 39.4 by 24.6 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Pierre Commarmond Circa 1930 - Saint...

Original vintage travel poster realised by Pierre Commarmond Circa 1930, Saint Brieuc Centre de Tourisme en Bretagne

Printed by : Imp Guides Mayeux, Paris

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 39.4 x 24.6 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 - Falcucci - 1935 - Annecy - 38.2 by 24 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Falcucci 1935 - Annecy

Original vintage travel poster realised by Falcucci in 1935, Annecy

Printed by : Imp Générale Grenoble

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 38.2 x 24 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+

Price €4,000.00
Vintage travel poster - SEM - 1951 - Deauville - 46.8 by 31.1 inches
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Vintage travel poster by SEM Circa 1920- Deauville

Original vintage travel poster realised by SEM Circa 1920, Deauville

Printed by : Draeger

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 46.8 x 31.1 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+

Price €1,500.00
Vintage travel poster - VDH. SC - 1900 - Bains De Mer De L'Océan Chemin De Fer De L'État 1890 - 47.8 by 32.5 inches
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Vintage travel poster by VDH. SC Circa 1900 - Bains De Mer De...

Original vintage travel poster realised by VDH. SC in Circa 1900, Bains De Mer De L'Océan Chemin De Fer De L'État

Printed by : imp. Malherbe et cellot

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 47.8 x 32.5 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+

Price €1,800.00
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