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 - Villemot - 1955 - France Seaside Resorts - 38,6 by 24,4 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Villemot 1955 - France Seaside Resorts

Original vintage travel poster realised by Villemot in 1955, France Seaside Resorts

Printed by : La photolite L. Delaporte, Paris

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 38,6 x 24,4 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+ (small tear in the bottom right corner restored)

Price €2,000.00
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
Vintage travel poster - Don - 1930 - Contrexéville - 47,2 by 25,6 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Don 1930 - Contrexéville

Original vintage travel poster realised by Don in 1930, Contrexéville

Printed by : Imprimerie D. Arnaud Paris

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 47,2 x 25,6 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+

Price €2,500.00
Vintage travel poster - Geo Dorival - 1912 - Le Réseau des 600 Plages Saint Malo vu de Dinard - 39,4 by 24,4 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Geo Dorival 1912 - Le Réseau des 600...

Original vintage travel poster realised by Geo Dorival in 1912, Le Réseau des 600 Plages Saint Malo vu de Dinard - Brittany - France

Printed by : Lucien Serre Paris

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 39,4 x 24,4 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+

Price €3,000.00
Vintage travel poster - Roger Broders - 1922 - Marseille PLM - 42,5 by 30,7 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Roger Broders 1922 - Marseille PLM

Original vintage travel poster realised by Roger Broders in 1922, Marseille PLM - Paris Lyon Méditerranée Marseille La grande métropole industrielle et commerciale

Printed by : Cornille & Serre

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 42,5 x 30,7 inches

Linen backed

Condition A

Price €5,000.00
Vintage poster - Hallo dit ALO - 1925 - La Bretagne Pittoresque - Camaret - Les Tas de Pois - 38,6 by 24,4 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Charles-Jean Hallo dit ALO 1925 - La...

Original vintage travel poster realised by Charles-Jean Hallo dit ALO in 1925, La Bretagne Pittoresque - Camaret - Les Tas de Pois

Printed by : Imp. Gaillac Monrocq & Cie Paris

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 38,6 x 24,4 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+

Price €2,000.00
Vintage travel poster - Éze - 1920 - Les Sports d'Hiver aux Pyrénées - 30,1 by 20,5 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Éze Circa 1920 - Les Sports d'Hiver aux...

Original vintage travel poster realised by Éze Circa 1920, Les Sports d'Hiver aux Pyrénées - Chemins de Fer du Midi

Printed by : Imprimerie E. Baudelot & Cie Paris

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 30,1 x 20,5 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+ (traces de pliures, petite déchirure restaurée)

Price €2,000.00
Vintage travel poster - Roger Soubie - Circa 1925 - Route des Pyrénées le Col Aubisque le Pic du Ger - 41,1 by 28,7 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Roger Soubie Circa 1925 - Route des...

Original vintage travel poster realised by Roger Soubie Circa 1925, Route des Pyrénées le Col Aubisque le Pic du Ger

Printed by : E. Baudelot

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 41,1 x 28,7 inches

Linen backed

Condition B

Price €1,200.00
Vintage travel poster - Sénéchal - 1937 - Champagne - 39,4 by 24,4 inches
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Vintage travel poster by Sénéchal 1937 - Champagne

Original vintage travel poster realised by Sénéchal in 1937, Champagne

Printed by : Création AD Sénéchal

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 39,4 x 24,4 inches

Linen backed

Condition A+

Price €3,000.00
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