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Messageries Maritimes (small) (circa 1950)

Albert Brenet (1903-2005)

Printed by Relief, Paris
Offset Lithograph
33cm x 52cm
circa 1950
Grade: A-, Near Fine. Linenbacked. Crease on left side into ship's masts.





Early 1950's poster issued by Messageries Maritimes promoting the company's routes to all parts of the world (Japon, Australie, Atlantique, Mer du Nord, Afrique du Sud). An evocative design with an image of a Hong Kong sampan girl and several Hong Kong style Chinese junks helping to unload the cargo from the large MM ship.


This is the Quarter sheet small format poster. We also have the full sheet variant of this in the exhibition.






Messageries Maritimes (small)

Stock No: T1148