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    Sale 2266 | Lot 9
    Estimate: $500 - $750
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    • Sale 2266 Lot 9

      21 3/4x17 3/4 inches, 55 1/2x45 cm.
      Condition B+ / A-: repaired tears at edges; creases through upper right corner; restored pin-holes in corners.
      An extremely scarce broadside extolling the public to attend an exhibition of French Art in the Rhineland. In the years following the First World War, the Rhineland became a pawn in a much larger political and military struggle between France and Germany. This exhibition was conceived of as a means of increasing tourism and generating financial, cultural and social bonds between the French and the German populations. However, the French Government overruled the local commissioner in the district and ordered him to "scale back" publicity for the event, which might well account for the austere nature of this announcement. previously unrecorded

      Estimate $500 - 750