Simplon Orient Express Poster

France, c. 1921
31 x 43 in (79 x 109 cm)
ID #LBFRENCHTRAVELTABLE-Z-52

Vintage French travel poster advertising railroad trips to the Corne d'Or (the Golden Horn), an estuary in Istanbul, Turkey. Illustrated on the poster is an almost impressionistic imagining of Istanbul and the surrounding waterfront, with identifiably Turkish architecture visible in the background.

"De Londres, Calais, Paris PLM, Bordeaux, Lyon, Ostende, Amsterdam vers la Corne d'Or par le Simplon-Orient-Express." (From London, Calais, Paris PLM, Lyon, Ostende, Amsterdam to the Golden Horn by the Simplon-Orient-Express.)

Artist: M. Barbey based on Felix Ziem

Printer: Gambit Editions, Paris

Year: c. 1921

Condition: Fair, please note restoration done along the right border

Poster is linen-backed on canvas

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More from $500 to $1,000


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