English Channel and Ocean French Railways Steam Ship
Original antique travel advertising poster published by French National Railways / Chemins de Fer de l'Etat to promote discounted tickets for trips across the Channel and Ocean / Manche et Ocean - Billets a prix reduits pour bains de mer et excursions. Atmospheric artwork by the poster designer and painter Louis Tauzin (1842-1915) depicting a ship anchored in a French harbour at night under a full moon with smaller boats and buoys at sea and the buildings of the port town lit up in the background, the text in stylised lettering in black and red above and below. Printed in France by Imp. F. Champenois, Paris. Good condition, restored folds and minor tears, light browning on left margin, restored minor loss on bottom right corner, backed on linen.
- Travel Posters
- Louis Tauzin
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