Lithographic poster promoting Font-Romeu, the oldest ski resort in the Pyrenees as well as one of the oldest in France; due to its mild weather, it was a suitable, healthy destination for the whole year, and it was especially recommended for children. Printed by L. Serre et Cie.
Travel poster commissioned by the PLM (Paris Lyon Méditteranée) railways, promoting Paray-le-Monial, a small town in Burgundy famous for its 12th century church and its pilgrimages. Lithograph poster printed by Imp. Hugo d'Alési
A charming, evocative travel poster advertising Algerian Railways. It shows a man and his camel watching a train pass by an oasis at a starry night. Lithograph, printed by Baconnier Frères.
Travel poster commissioned by the Eastern France railways, advertising Vittel, a small French town renowned for its luxury golf resort. Lithograph, printed by Art et Pub.
Spectacular travel poster commissioned by PLM (Paris Lyon Méditteranée) railways, promoting Rome. A traveller (or a railway worker?) reads a book sitting on the ruins of the ancient Rome, while all the creators of Rome's glory march on the background. Lithograph poster printed by Imp. Hugo d'Alési
Lithograph poster commissioned by Algerian Railways, promoting the city of Touggourt, which is buit next to an oasis of beautiful date palms. Printed by Baconnier
Travel poster commissioned by the P.L.M. Railway company, promoting a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France. The area became fashionable in the 1920s and 1930s, leading to the construction of several notable buildings including Coco Chanel's La Pausa on Cap Martin. Lithograph, printed by Adia Nice.
Lithograph poster promoting Bandol (a commune in southeastern France) as an ideal destination for both winter and summer vacations. We can almost feel the hot temperature of Bandol, thanks to the exceptional work of the artist on the colour and the light. Printed by Art et Tourisme.
Travel poster commissioned by the French Railways, promoting a mountainous zone in the North of France. Lithograph, printed by A. Demoulin.
White variant of this elegant travel poster, promoting a commune in Normandy. It shows a lovely autumn scene, with birch trees reflecting in a pond. Lithograph poster printed by L. Serre.
Stunning lithograph poster from the 1910s, showing the old town centre of Aix-en-Provence, in the Southern France. Printed by C. et Serre.
Lithograph poster from the beginning of the 20th century, commissioned by a French railway company (the Compagnie des Chemins de Fer de l'Est), advertising the routes to Italy passing by the Gotthard Pass. To appeal tourists, the artist decided to represent Italy as a picturesque, timeless place. Printed by Imp. Hugo d'Alési.
Pictorial poster promoting Dreux, a small town in northern France. It reads:"Dreux - Old City in the greenery". Lithograph, printed by Gaillac-Monrocq.
Evocative travel poster for the French market, promoting Casablanca as the "door of Morocco" (not surprisingly, the silhouette of a traditional moroccan door is included in the layout). Lithograph printing by Gaillac-Monrocq.
The Compagnie des chemins de fer Bône-Guelma (Bône-Guelma Railway Company) built and operated railway lines in Algeria and Tunisia between 1875 and 1923 during the French colonial period. In 1923 it became the Compagnie fermière des chemins de fer tunisiens.