Chenonceaux, Chateaux of the Loire, France, 1956
A VERY FINE original vintage poster from 1956 featuring an aerial photograph of the Chateau of Chenonceaux in the Loire Valley and its ornamental gardens.
Size 60cm x 40cm
Condition Good. There are two small punch-holes close to the top edge. Otherwise excellent, a sharp image with bright colours. If you would like to know more please get in touch.
Background Built in the 16th century across the River Cher, a tributary of the Loire, Chenonceaux is one of the most famous of all French chateaux. It has a particular association with powerful women of the 16th century: Diane de Poitiers, Catherine de Medici and Louise de Lorraine. Today is is the property of the Menier family, owners of the Menier chocolate company.
Photographer Ray Delvert
Publisher Ministère des Travaux Publics, des Transports et due Tourisme, Direction Générale du Tourisme, French Government