Simplon Line

Simplon Line original poster designed by Cardinaux, Emil (1877-1936)
This is a genuine vintage poster titled "Simplon Line" designed by Cardinaux, Emil (1877-1936).
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Designer: Cardinaux, Emil (1877-1936)
Country: Switzerland
Decade: 1920
Dimensions:102 x 64 cm | 40.16 x 25.2 inches
Condition: Excellent | | A -
Publisher:Simplon Line
Printed by:Wolfsberg, Zürich
Category: Railroad

A wonderful original vintage railway poster promoting the electrification of the Simplon line. The Emil Cardinaux rendering from 1928 depicts a type Ae 4/7 locomotive passing the Chillon Castle by the lake shores. Peaking mountains in the background.

The Simplon Railway is a line that links Lausanne in Switzerland and Domodossola in Italy, via Brig. The 20 km long Simplon Tunnel is a major part of it.

Emil Cardinaux is considered as the father of Swiss travel posters.

This is a very rare Dutch version of the poster. In excellent condition.

This is an Authentic Original Vintage Poster from its time. It's not a new reproduction.
USD$ 3,950

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