Touristes Britanniques! Poster ✓

Belgium, 1938
25 x 38 in (62 x 95 cm)

Title: British Tourists

Vintage Belgian poster encouraging British tourists to visit Mons, the capital of the Hainaut region. The poster's text is written in French, a rather curious approach to attracting English tourists. 

"Visitez Mons. Capitale du Hainaut - ville d'art, d'enseignement et de musees. Ses vieux monuments des XIII, XV, et XVIII siecles. Ses champs de batailles historiques de 1914-1918 et 1940-1945. Son important musee de guerre (Hotel de Ville). Ses interessants centres d'interet Britanniques.  Sa legende curieuse du Moyen Age - St-Georges et le Lumecon chque Dimanche de la Trinite." (Visit Mons. Capital of Hainaut - city of art, education and museums. Its old monuments of the XIII, XV, and XVIII centuries. Its historic battlefields of 1914-1918 and 1940-1945. Its important war museum (Hotel de Ville). His interesting British centers of interest. Its curious legend from the Middle Ages - St-Georges and the Lumecon every Sunday of the Trinity.)

Artist: Henri Leonard

Printer: A.D. Brunin-Libert & Cie. Brunin-Bultez & Cie.

Year: 1938


Poster is linen-backed on canvas

*Updated 2022


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