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Chenonceau, Chateaux of the Loire, France, 1956

Chenonceau, Chateaux of the Loire, France, 1956


 A VERY FINE original vintage poster from 1956 featuring an aerial photograph of the Chateau of Chenonceau 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, Chenonceau 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

Printer E.Desfossés-Néogravures

Publisher Ministère des Travaux Publics, des Transports et due Tourisme, Direction Générale du Tourisme, French Government


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