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    Neuchâtel, Switzerland Travel Poster (CFF, 1920s). Poster (25.5" X 39.5").
    In the 1920s, artist Edouard Elzingre (1880-1966) was commissioned by the Swiss Federal Railways (CFF in French) to illustrate the charming capital of the Swiss canton of Neuchâtel. A watchmaker can be seen tinkering at his workbench, a nod to the town's most renowned industry. Tucked neatly into the shores of the eponymous lake, Neuchâtel was, and is, a town with a rich cultural and architectural past. Besides majestic mountains, the town's skyline is graced with the silhouette of the majestic Castle and Collegiate Church, dating back to the 12th century. With a soft palette, Elzingre's stone litho depiction of Neuchâtel has a timeless quality, and originals such as this one are very challenging to find. Other than a bottom right corner chip and edge tears, the poster is in admirable condition. Printer: Lith. Atar-Geneva. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.


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