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1960s France, Château de Versailles I - Original Vintage Poster

1960s France, Château de Versailles I - Original Vintage Poster

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This nice old tourist poster from France shows a large photo of Château de Versailles. The castle is located some 20 kilometres southwest of the French capital.

Versailles is probably the most famous of all castles and also share name to a number of historical events - primarily the proclamation of the German Empire in 1871 after France lost the Franco-Prussian War and the Treaty of Versailles after the First World War.

During the rule of Louis the 14th appeared the castle garden appeared very large and "stately" - fully in line with the Baroque notion to the control of nature. The castle (and garden) became a symbol and manifestation of absolute monarchy centralized power. Most symbolic is the that the garden corridors all point to the absolutist king bedroom.

Everything was quite nice at the Versailles and the castle increased in importance when Louis XIV moved from Paris along with his court in 1682. About 100 year later during the French revolution (1789), the royal family was forced to return to the capital in after the beginning of the French Revolution and Versailles never became a center of power again.

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Artist: PH. Machatchek

Print: Offset lithography (Print by Braun & Cie, Mulhouse, Paris).

Dimensions: 24.4 x 38.6 in (62 x 98 cm)

Condition: Very good condition - signs of light handling and wear and a tiny crack in the top - please see pictures.

REF: Rør 6



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Materials: Original Vintage Poster

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