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    La Lune à un Mètre (c.1900). Paris Exposition Universelle Poster (12.75" X 19.5"). Also known as A Trip to the Moon.
    In 1899, director Georges Méliès created one of the most recognizable films in the history of early cinema, A Trip to the Moon (La Lune à un Mètre). One year later, the Exposition Universelle in Paris presented patrons with the opportunity to view the moon through a large telescope. The spectacle is beautifully depicted on this original poster, featuring a magnificent image of a smiling moon that was no doubt inspired by Méliès' landmark film. Artist Louis Abel Truchet created an image familiar to many, making the attraction one of the exposition's more popular. Other than a tiny (post-restoration) spot in the image area of surface paper loss, the poster is in excellent condition. Very Fine- on Linen.


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