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

US$4,179.72Asking Price


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 stylized 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.


  • Creator
    Ernest Gabard (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 31.89 in. (81 cm)Width: 47.25 in. (120 cm)Depth: 0.04 in. (1 mm)
  • Style
    Art Nouveau (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Good condition, restored fold marks, restored tears, restored paper losses on margin, staining, backed on linen.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1012615280981

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    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

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

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