Genre: Travel
Artist: Bahz
Year Printed: c. 1959
Size: 28" X 39.5"
Country of Poster: Unknown
Restoration Detail: Unrestored
Grade: Very Fine
Additional Information: Original ALEXANDRIA PEARL OF THE MEDITERRANEAN vintage travel poster to the Pearl of the Mediterranean. The image features the influence of the Greeks with the column in the center of the image held in place with the a seashell. Children play with a ball on the beach, sail boats on the Mediterranean Sea; and beautiful tan sand make this a warm and enjoyable beach poster. Professional acid-free linen backed in very good condition; ready to frame. Alexandria was founded around a small Ancient Egyptian town c. 331 BC by Alexander the Great. Alexandria is the second largest city and the second largest metropolitan area in Egypt after Greater Cairo by size and population, extending about 32 km (20 mi) along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in the north central part of the country. It is also the largest city lying directly on the Mediterranean coast. Alexandria is Egypt's largest seaport, serving approximately 80% of Egypt's imports and exports. It is an important industrial center because of its natural gas and oil pipelines from Suez. Alexandria is also an important tourist resort. This is an Original Lithograph Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This poster is professional acid-free conservation mounted, linen backed, and in very good condition. (please note that standard excellent condition allows for very minor handling wear at edges).

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