Chinon Travel Advertising Poster


Genre: Travel
Artist: James C. Richard
Year Printed: 1926
Size: 29" x 42"
Country of Poster: France
Printer: Lucien Serre (Paris, France)
Restoration Detail: Restored
Condition: Linen Backed
Grade: Very Fine
Condition Detail: This poster has pinholes in corners and small tears in margins. Grade is based on pre-restoration condition, see image for more details. This poster has been professionally linen backed.
Additional Information: Original color lithographic poster, In this original 1926 poster for Chinon which is located in the heart of France's Loire Valley, a UNESCO world heritage site, Richards features a local fisherman setting off in his futreau, the traditional flat-bottomed boat of the region. In the background we see the Chateau de Chinon and the Church of Saint Maurice set against the early morning sky. The bucolic scene beckons the traveler to enjoy the sites of this historic medieval city.

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