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    Paris Colonial Exposition (1931). French Half Grande (31.5" X 47.5") Desmuere Artwork.
    Meant to showcase the vast array of cultures and resources to be found within France's colonial holdings, the Paris Colonial Exposition invited the major imperialist powers across the West to take part with their own displays over the span of six months. France itself held architectural, cultural, and craftsmanship displays from Madagascar, Asia, North Africa, and the West Indies. Most impressive of all was a recreation of Cambodia's Angkor Wat, one of the most famous pieces of architecture in Southeast Asia. The poster shows edge and fold wear, creasing, and surface scuffs in the background. There is a dust shadow at the bottom and mild toning in the folds. Artwork by Desmuere. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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