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    Taormina, Sicily, Italy Travel Poster (ENIT, 1927). Poster (25.5" X 41").
    Perched on a cliff overlooking the Ionian sea, Taormina has been a popular tourist destination on the Italian island of Sicily since the 1800s. Ruled centuries ago by both the Greeks and the Romans, Taormina and its surrounding region are filled with ancient architectural ruins. Beautiful beaches are easily accessible, and travelers indulge in remarkably warm ocean water with a very high salt content. The village is a mere forty-five minutes away from Europe's largest active volcano, Mount Etna, which looms deceptively docile in the background of this beautiful stone litho poster. Printed in the late 1920s, this dreamy image still inspires wanderlust. Restoration has addressed a tear in the top border and one in the left border that both extend into the background, and some light creasing in the top section. The poster now displays wonderfully and is simply...BELLO! Fine+ on Linen.


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    November, 2012
    29th-30th Thursday-Friday
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