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1948 Perigord France Chemin de Fer French Travel Poster by MacAvoy

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1948 Perigord Chemin de Fer French Vintage Travel Poster


PRINTED BY: Publicite-1948-No. 6-R.C. Seine No. 276. 448 B. Marked Printed in France for and by the French National Railways. (train system)
AGE: dated 1948, lithograph
ARTIST: Mac'avoy, graphic designer, poster artist, illustrator
CONDITION: A, Linen Mounted

This wonderful dramatic poster was printed for the Chemin de Fer or “Road of Iron”, the French Railroad or Railway. French railroad posters are some of the more beautiful of the travel posters and often done by important artists. It was printed in France by the French National Railways. It features an abstract forties image of Perigord, in beautiful greens, golds, turquoise and dark blue, stunning!

Wiki says: The Périgord is a natural region and former province of France, which corresponds roughly to the current Dordogne département, now forming the northern part of the Aquitaine région. It is divided into four regions, the Périgord Noir (Black), the Périgord Blanc (White), the Périgord Vert (Green) and the Périgord Pourpre (Purple). The geography and natural resources of Périgord make it a beautiful, unspoiled region rich in history and wildlife, and the newly created Parc Naturel Régional Périgord-Limousin aims to conserve it as such. The area is noted for its cuisine, more particularly its products related to ducks and geese, such as foie gras It is one of the truffle areas of France, historically the most famous. Périgourdine wines include the famed Bergerac (red and white) and Monbazillac.

A beautiful original French antique travel poster. The poster is archivally linen backed and ready for framing. We only have this one.

Size: 24 × 37.5 inches
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