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This is an original cover from the French magazine L'Illustration, 9 Novembre 1935, with an illustration of a medallion of early filmmaker, Louis Lumire, engraved by G. Prud'homme in honor of the 40th anniversary of the cinema.
Period Paper is pleased to offer an exceptional and exclusive collection of original prints and covers from L'Illustration, a weekly French journal published in Paris, France. Founded by ƒdouard Charton, the first issue was published on March 4, 1843. The magazine ceased publication in 1944. L'Illustration was known for its extensive use of beautiful illustrative material as well as for its articles. The illustrated pieces represent some of the finest quality printing from that eraÐÐusing as many as a dozen unique inks, metallic inks, emboss and deboss dies, and they were printed on a variety of the finest textured and untextured papers. Much sought after by collectors, these prints and covers are eminently suitable for framing.
This 76+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No natural defects. Small tear - left margin. No water damage. There is some light scuffing aong the margins; and some general wear --please see image.