1898 French Railway Travel Poster Advertising "Palestine"

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A scarce travel poster for the French railway, Chemins de fer de Paris à Lyon et à la Méditerranée, or PLM, to Palestine, by the noted poster artist Hugo D’Alesi. It depicts the road leading to the Jerusalem gate, a figure walking, and a figure on a donkey. An inset, “Bethleem” features a view towards gate, a man leading camel, and a man on a donkey leading second donkey.

Color Lithograph, being a travel poster for PLM railways and headed “Palestine”, 25.5 by 36 inches, 1898. Loer left, “Ateliers F. Hugo D'Alesi 5, place Pigalle, Paris” and lower right, “Louis Gyerry Annecy 1898.” Scarce.

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Palestine

Affliches Simili-Aquarelle
Ateliers F. Hugo D'Alesi
5, place Pigalle, Paris