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Ernest Gabard
Original Antique Pau Aviation Poster Race Coupe Paris Pau Airfield Flying School

1912

$3,925.39

About

Original antique poster promoting PAU aviation featuring a dynamic Art Nouveau illustration by the French artist Ernest Gabard (1879-1957) depicting a race of planes and airships flying from Pau to Paris above the cities with a silhouette of an eagle flying over the stylised title text against the yellow shaded background. The aviation ground and flying school in Pau was founded by the Wright Brothers in 1909; the French army trained its military pilots from the site from 1911; by WWI the Pau airfield was one of the largest flying schools in the world; the area is now known as Aerospace Valley. Horizontal. Large size. Good condition, restored fold marks, restored tears, restored paper losses on margin, staining, backed on linen.

Details

  • Artist
    Ernest Gabard (1879 - 1957, French)
  • Creation Year
    1912
  • Dimensions
    Height: 31.89 in. (81 cm)Width: 47.25 in. (120 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    Good condition, restored fold marks, restored tears, restored paper losses on margin, staining, backed on linen.
  • Gallery Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU4364644441

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  • Shipping
    $59.88 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-7 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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