Discover France By Train - Paris

  • 12808
  • Andre Planson
  • 24.5” x 39”
  •  1953
  • $800
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  • Discover France by Train - Paris  is a 1953 English language travel advertisement by Andre Planson (1898-1981) for the French Railway. The French Railway is commonly known as SNCF, Societe Nationale de Chemin de Fer. Throughout the years, they have commissioned prominent artists to depict well known destinations in France to encourage train travel by the French public and visitors.
     
    This poster features the Left Bank of the Seine in Paris, a location known for its many second hand booksellers called Bouquinistes. The tradition dates to the mid-19th Century when sellers were granted to right to set up small stalls along the river. Other Parisian landmarks such as the Carousel Bridge and Notre Dame can be seen in the background.
     
    This is an Original Vintage Poster. It is not a reproduction. This poster is conservation mounted, linen backed and in excellent condition. We guarantee the authenticity of all of our posters.