About this poster
In the early 20th century, the Suchard chocolate company published a series of posters featuring views of famous Swiss travel destinations. These were the first photographic travel posters in Switzerland, and very early considering that photography only really began to be used in posters from the 1930s. The Suchard posters were printed using the photochrom process, which was invented at the Orell Füssli printing company in Zurich in the 1880s. This rare historic poster from 1905 shows a view of the city of Geneva with the Ile Rousseau and the bridges over the river Rhone. A rare gem of Swiss poster history.
- Poster No.: 5691
- Company: Chocolat Suchard S.A., Neuenburg, CH
- Printer: Art. Institut Orell-Füssli Zürich
- Size: 80 x 104 cm / 31.5 x 40.9″
- Printing technique:Lithograph in colours
Excellent condition. Picture preserved completely. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free Japanese vellum.