Saint - Brevin Travel Advertising Poster


Genre: Travel
Artist: Abel Savin
Year Printed: c. 1940s
Size: 38 1/2" x 23 1/4"
Country of Poster: Unknown
Restoration Detail: Unrestored
Grade: Very Fine
Additional Information: Original vintage poster: SAINT-BREVIN. Mounted on acid free archival linen. Fold marks touched up during linen backing. B condition. The first references to the city date back to 1104, when she was firstly essentially a city of sailors, fishermen and farmers. It was then erected in marquisat the 17th century and the tip of Mindin was fortified to protect it from English. In the 19th century the city was moving gradually towards the condition that we currently know it in. 1810 is the first land registry that highlights the dangers of the sea, which gradually erode the dunes. So, in 1860 pine trees were planted to stabilize the sand, the town was then called Saint-Brevin and it was not until 1899 that it was decided to rename it Saint-Brevin-les-Pins in honor of trees who saved the city of silting. - Museum Pays de Retz Using bright swaths of saturated color, Savin entices us to holiday on the Jade Coast in Saint-Brévin. Stretching over 43 kilometers, the seaside resort area boasts wide sandy beaches, hidden coves, steep coastlines, and leisure activities including fishing, shellfish-gathering, and water skiing. This is an Original Lithograph Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This poster is professional acid-free conservation mounted; linen backed. Fold marks touched up during linen backing.

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