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Évian-les-Bains, France, 1958

Évian-les-Bains, France, 1958


AN original vintage poster depicting the French resort of Évian-les-Bains, with a paddle steamer setting off across Lake Geneva (Léman) and the Swiss city of Lausanne visible in the distance. 

Size 99cm x 62cm. 

Condition  Good. Minor wear bottom edge. If you would like to know more please get in touch

Background  Famous for its mineral water, Évian in Haute Savoie was at its most fashionable as a resort more than a century ago, a haunt of royalty and celebrities. This picture, looking along Rue Jean Monnet close to the ferry port, captures it as the modern tourism era began, with a coach and cars in the foreground and the harbour and steamers beyond. 

Photographer  Serrailler

Printer  Hélio-Cachan

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

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