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Lot 42: POSTER: MAX PONTY (1904-1972) LE MAROC. LES CANARIES / CIE DE NAVIGATION PAQUET. Circa 1935. 39x24 inches. Hachard & Co., Paris.
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November 12, 2007
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MAX PONTY (1904-1972) LE MAROC. LES CANARIES / CIE DE NAVIGATION PAQUET. Circa 1935.
39 1/4x24 3/8 inches. Hachard & Co., Paris.
Condition B: water staining in margins and image; loss in top and left margin; 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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