(119cm x 160cm)
Boursier is a c. 1920 French advertisement for Boursier, a shoe company located in the northen city of Valenciennes, France near the Belgium border. The shop had two locations in the neighboring towns of Arras and Douai. The text of the poster promotes the shoes as being both affordable and of the highest quality. The imagery provides a great balance between the text and the illustration of the shoe against a simple yellow background. This change in poster design adapted to give the artwork a clear reading to the viewer from a quick pass in their car.
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