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|Designer:||Cardinaux, Emil (1877-1936)|
|Dimensions:||102 x 64 cm | 40.16 x 25.2 inches|
|Printed by:||Wolfsberg, Zürich|
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.