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Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
CAMPANELLA (DATES UNKNOWN)
STRADE FERACCE DELLA SICILIA. Circa 1900.
39x27 inches, 99x68 1/2 cm. Condition B+ / A-: expertly-repaired tears at edges, some slightly into image; minor overpainting and restoration in margins; margins may be slightly trimmed; printed with metallic gold and silver inks.
Another in the rare series of early posters promoting travel around Sicily via Rete Sicula. Similarly adorned as the previous lot with mosaic designs taken from the Palatine Chapel in Palermo, this poster also boasts gilt images of ancient Sicilian coins (Greek silver Tetradrachms) and an image of one of two train ferries that went into service for the company in 1896.