Abbeville Poster

France, c. 1910
29 x 41 in (74 x 104 cm)
ID #LBFRENCHTRAVELTABLE-Z-13

This northern French town on the banks of the Somme River sits 28 miles northwest of Amiens Cathedral. The image on this poster is a relic of a lost time, as the picturesque town was destroyed almost entirely by the bombings of WWII. Most of the architecture in Abbeville now is modern, a result of rebuilding after the war.

"Chemin de fer du nord Abbeville et ses environs a 2 h. de Paris a 2 pas de la mer. Syndicat d'initiative et de tourisme." (Northern railroad Abbeville and its surroundings, 2 hours from Paris and 2 steps from the sea. Tourist Office.)

Artist: Taquet

Year: c. 1910

Condition: Good, please note creases

Posters are linen-backed on canvas

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