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Auction 190, Lot 424

"Exposition Coloniale Internationale - Paris - 1931 Plan Officiel a Vol d'Oiseau",

Subject: Paris, France

Period: 1931 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

30 x 18.2 inches
76.2 x 46.2 cm
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This attractive plan presents the grounds for the Paris Colonial Exhibition (1931), a six-month long event celebrating the diverse cultures and resources of France's colonial possessions. The detailed plan illustrates individual buildings and attractions in gold (even a zoo!) with an accompanying legend at bottom. The verso contains two small regional maps, related text, and advertisements. Drawn by G. Peltier and printed by Blondel la Rougery in Paris. Self-folding in pictorial wrappers.


Condition: A

Issued folding with a hint of pleasant light toning.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/16/2022