About this poster
This most classical travel poster for The Electric Gotthard Railways was created by the Zurich artist Otto Baumberger, showing in a picture-perfect Alpine scenery the Gotthard train heading towards a Ticinese village, surrounded by snow covered Swiss Alps. The Gotthard tunnel is connecting Northern Europe via Switzerland with Italy.
Artist: Otto Baumberger
Otto Baumberger was born in Zurich in 1889. He served an apprenticeship as a lithographer and took courses at the Zurich Art School (Kunstgewerbeschule) from 1905 to 1907. After that, he studied at the Art Schools of Munich and Paris until 1910. From 1911 to 1913, he worked at the printing company J.E. Wolfensberger as a draughtsman and artistic director. Then, until the start of the First World War, he had his ow... more
Otto Baumberger was born in Zurich in 1889. He served an apprenticeship as a lithographer and took courses at the Zurich Art School (Kunstgewerbeschule) from ...
- Poster No.: 2046
- Company: Schweizerische Bundesbahnen, SBB CFF FFS, Bern, CH
- Brand:Gotthardbahn - Gotthard Railway
- Printer: Graphische Anstalt J. E. Wolfensberger AG, Zürich, CH
- Size: 102 x 64 cm / 40.2 x 25.2″
- Printing technique:Stone lithograph in colours
Excellent condition. Picture preserved completely.
- Publications:Manifesti sul Ticino
Reihe Schweizer Plakatgestalter 4 - Otto Baumberger 1889 - 1961
Touristikplakate der Schweiz - Affiches touristiques de la Suisse - Tourism Posters of Switzerland 1880-1940