Lot 150: POSTER: MAX PONTY (1904-1972). LE MAROC. LES
VINTAGE POSTERSPlatinum House
August 6, 2008
New York, NY, USA
MAX PONTY (1904-1972) LE MAROC. LES CANARIES / CIE DE NAVIGATION PAQUET. Circa 1935.
39 1/4x24 3/8 inches, 99 1/2x62 cm. Hachard & Co., Paris.
Condition B: water staining in margins and image; loss in top and left margins; repaired tears in margins, some affecting image.
A striking and colorful image promoting travel to Morocco and the Canary Islands. The Compagnie de Navigation Paquet was named after its founder Nicolas Paquet, and operated primarily between France and Morocco, but also to destinations on the Black Sea. Pictured is the Koutubia, which was built (with her sister ship Djenne) in 1931 .
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