Laon Poster

France, c. 1910
30 x 41 in (76 x 104 cm)
ID #LBFRENCHTRAVELTABLE-Z-114

Vintage French travel poster encouraging tourism to the northern city Laon. The poster advertises Laon as one of the oldest cities in France, and the poster illustration emphasizes this sentiment, framing the city vista within the ruins of a medieval castle. 

"Chemins de fer du nord et de l'est. De chemin Paris de fer electrique. Centre d'excursions. Panorama splendide. L'une des plus anciennes villes de France. Chateaux de Marchais de Pinon de Coucy. Pelerinage de Liesse. Abbaye de Vauclerc. S'adresser au Bureau du Syndicat d'Initiative, Place de l'Hotel-de-Ville." (Northern and Eastern Railways. From the Paris electric railroad. Excursion center. Splendid panorama. One of the oldest cities in France. Marchais, Pinon, Coucy Castles. Pilgrimage of Liesse. Vauclerc Abbey. Contact the Tourist Office, Citya Hall.)

Artist: Carot

Printer: F. Champenois, Paris

Year: c. 1910

Condition: Very good

Poster is linen-backed on canvas

 

 

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More from $500 to $1,000


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