Item #CL182-25 Transatlantic Air, United States To France. Georges Villa, French.
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Transatlantic Air, United States To France

1922. Colour lithograph, initialled in two panels, signed and dated in third panel, 44 x 76cm. Repaired missing portions and tears to image centre and edges. Linen-backed.

Text in French reads “Dans un chemin montant, sablonneux, malaise. Et de tous les cotés au soleil exposé, six forts chevaux tiraient un coche. Arrivée au Havre du Transatlantique Aérien “Etats-Unis – France. Edité par le Ss. Secretariat de l’Aéronautique. Paris 1922.” Text in English reads “On an uphill road, sandy and difficult, and exposed to the sun on all sides, six strong horses pull a coach. The good old days. The fleeting present. Arrival at Le Havre by Transatlantic Air, United States to France. The Glorious Future.”

Item #CL182-25

Price (AUD): $990.00  other currencies

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