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La Lorraine Pittoresque
Julien Lacaze (French, 1886-1971). "Chemins de Fer d'Alsace et de Lorraine. La Lorraine Pittoresque." [Alsace and Lorraine Railways: Picturesque Lorraine.] France, ca. 1925. 37 x 26. Signed in image. Several minor tears in margins expertly repaired. Poster has been backed with rice paper. 2 1/2 x 1/2 loss in margin which has been filled and in-painted. Pin holes in corner. $1,200



Pamplona
Pedro Lozanno de Sotes. (1907-1985). "Pamplona San Fermin de 1954 Feria y Fiestas del 6 al 20 de Julio Grandes Corridas De Toros-emocionantes encierros." 1954. 39 1/2 x 25 1/2. Chromolithograph printed by Ortega in Valencia, Spain. With irregular folds. Six and one half inch horizontal tear left had side with old repair on verso. Top left corner two vertical creases. Several short repaired tears along folds. Else, fine condition.

A dramatic poster of the the running of the bulls in Spain. Known as the Feast of San Fermin, the event occurs every July. $1,500



Meknes
Matteo Brondy. (1866-1954). "Meknes ses Remparts ses Cortèges Marocains, Syndicat d'Initiative et de Tourisme de Meknes (Maroci)." Algeria, 1927. 38 1/2 x 27. Chromolithograph by Baconnier. Signed in image. Twelve inch tear upper right hand side expertly repaired. Several other tears just into image. Upper left margin filled and inpainted-not affecting image. Poster has been backed with rice paper. Very colorful impression. Meknes is a city in Northern Morocco with a grand gate to the city that still stands today. $1,400



Lago di Garda
Elio Ximenes. (1855-1926). "Lago di Garda Tremosine." ca. 1905. 37 1/2 x 25 3/4". Chromolithograph. Several repaired tears into image and filled chips in margins. Else, very good condition. $1,400



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Pennsylvania Railroad posters circa 1955. By W. Walter Calvert. (d. 1960) All posters are approximately 40 x 25 and are in very good condition unless noted.

Calvert, who lived in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, was a commercial artist who was a member of the Art Directors Club of Philadelphia, Sketch Club, and was commissioned by the Bell Telephone, Pennsylvania Railroad, Philadelphia Electric Company and other companies to provide art work for their advertising campaigns.


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