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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Original vintage poster - Visitez les "Aquariums Mosans" - A. de Loof - 1938 - 39 by 24 inches
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Original vintage poster by A. de Loof 1938 - Visitez les "Aquariums...

Original vintage poster realised by A. de Loof in 1938, Visitez les "Aquariums Mosans" - Notre faune aquatique dans une grotte naturelle et féerique

Printed by : Imprimerie Morjos Gand

Type of print : Lithograph

Size : 39 x 24 inches

Linen backed

Condition A

Price €500.00
Vintage travel poster - Saint-Malo - Luc Simon - 1956 - 37.8 by 24.4 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Luc Simon 1956 - Saint-Malo

Original vintage travel poster realised by Luc Simon in 1956, Saint-Malo

Type of print : Lithograph

Size : 37.8 x 24.4 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+ (restored tear in the margin)

Price €1,500.00
Vintage travel poster - Chemins de Fer d'Orléans - Bretagne - Concarneau - Ch. Hallo - 1919 - 41.1 by 29.3 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Ch. Hallo 1919 - Chemins de Fer d'Orléans...

Original vintage travel poster realised by Ch. Hallo in 1919, Chemins de Fer d'Orléans - Bretagne - Concarneau

Cote sud de Bretagne - Services rapides de Paris quai d'Orsay en 10 heures

Printed by : G de Malherbe, Paris

Type of print : Lithograph

Size : 41.1 x 29.3 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+

Price €3,000.00
Vintage travel poster - Geo Dorival - 1920 - Services Automobiles de la Route du Jura - PLM - 42,1 by 30,7 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Geo Dorival 1920 - Services Automobiles de...

Original vintage travel poster realised by Geo Dorival in 1920, Services Automobiles de la Route du Jura - PLM - Mont-Blanc

Printed by : Les Imprimeurs d'Art - Marseille

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 42,1 x 30,7 inches

Linen backed

Condition A

Price €2,500.00
Vintage travel poster - Jean Even - 1954 - Barèges - 41èmes Championnats de France de Ski - 39,4 by 24,4 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Jean Even 1954 - Barèges - 41èmes...

Original vintage travel poster realised by Jean Even in 1954, Barèges - 41èmes Championnats de France de Ski

Printed by : Havas

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 39,4 x 24,4 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+ (small restoration in the margin)

Price €2,500.00
Vintage travel poster - P. Kaufmann - Circa 1920 - La Bretagne Pittoresque - Chemins de Fer de l'Etat - 41,3 by 29,9 inches
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Vintage travel poster by P. Kaufmann Circa 1920 - La Bretagne...

Original vintage travel poster realised by P. Kaufmann Circa 1920, La Bretagne Pittoresque - Chemins de Fer de l'Etat

Printed by : Cornille & Serre

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 41,3 x 29,9 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+

Price €2,000.00
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