Le Cirque De Gavarnie Poster

France c. 1955

40 x 25 in (102 x 64 cm)

ID #FF27C-PK18-4-LZ



This black and white poster promotes the beautiful Cirque de Gavarnie, a cirque in the central Pyrénées, close to the Spanish border. It is inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known as the "Colosseum of nature" due to its vast size and geographical resemblance to an ancient ampitheatre. Photo features an aerial photograph of the cirque, snow-capped mountains in the background.

One in a series of French travel posters designed to promote tourism, specifically advertising the country's culture, history, and architecture. 

Printer: Georges Lang, Paris

Condition: Good; pease note creasing throughout poster, natural discoloration, and very small tears at edges.

Material: This poster is on paper, but please note that we offer linen-backing for an additional cost. Email us at postermuseum@gmail.com for more details.

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