This vintage French Classroom Print dates from the 1950's and is by Helene Poirie. It's a lithograph print with beautiful soft colours printed on a thick, off-white paper and is a unique print for the walls of a vintage inspired room.
The bottom corner has the signature of Helene Poirie, a French illustrator who worked from the mid 1940's to the early 1970's on a variety of books and educational materials.
This poster is number 16 from the Editions Bourrelier series "Images de la Vie". It is untitled but shows a circus and fairground set up on a village green with various rides and stalls. The scene is busy and joyful.
The colours are good and the overall condition of this 50+ year old poster is excellent. There is a small tear to the top edge which will flatten on framing and a couple of old sellotape marks where the teacher once taped it to the wall but otherwise it is pristine with no marks or tears at all. The quality of the colours and the detail in the images are lovely.
The poster measures 75cm x 55cm overall - the image is 72cm x 52cm.
These Helene Poirie prints are increasingly hard to find and are rare survivors of a bygone age. They look stunning framed and on a wall.
This original vintage poster is sent unframed, rolled in a strong cardboard tube.