Manche et Ocean Poster

France, c. 1910

31 x 42 in (77 x 107 cm)

ID #FR229

This vintage French poster is part of a series of posters advertising the possible travel locations reachable by France's state railways. This poster in particular highlights the attraction of the Manche region of France, which borders the ocean and the English Channel. Illustrated on the poster is a breathtaking view of a ship navigating through the water in the dead of night, only the full moon and its own searchlights interrupting the shadow of the grey sky. 

Artist: Louis Tauzin

Printer: Champenois, Paris

Year: c. 1910    

Condition: Poor, please note missing text at the top of the poster

This poster is linen-backed on canvas

1000-2500 chemins de fer de l'etat France french maritime medium ocean ocean liner original poster railroad railway sea ship size-30-5x42 transportation travel poster vintage poster water