Memphis Tobacco, Alois Carigiet
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Memphis Tobacco

Artist: Alois Carigiet
Year: 1935
Size: 93.7 x 64.3 cm / 36.9 x 25.3″
Price: CHF900

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This 1935 poster for the Memphis cigarette brand features a stylised pelican standing proudly on a pile of cigarette packets. The famous and popular Memphis cigarettes were made with Egyptian tobacco types by the Austrian tobacco monopoly, Österreichische Tabak-Regie (later renamed Austria Tabak). The company had a cigarette factory in Dübendorf, Zurich since 1926. This colour lithograph designed by Alois Carigiet is in perfect condition.

Artist: Alois Carigiet

The famous Swiss artist Alois Carigiet was born in 1902 in Trun, Grisons, where he died in 1985.

Carigiet worked as a painter, designed a number of books for children, including the famous „Schellen-Ursli“, and became a freelance graphic designer in 1939. Carigiet also designed several travel and product posters. In 1960, he moved back to his native village of Trun in Grisons.

The famous Swiss artist Alois Carigiet was born in 1902 in Trun, Grisons, where he died in 1985.

Carigiet worked as a painter, designed a number of b ...

ooks for children, including the famous „Schellen-Ursli“, and became a freelance graphic designer in 1939. Carigiet also designed several travel and product posters. In 1960, he moved back to his native village of Trun in Grisons.

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