G. POULAIN

Lot number

76

Estimated price

700
1000

Description

G POULAIN

‘G. Poulain 1905 – 06 Champion du Monde’

Lithographic poster printed by: P. Vercasson & Cie, 43 Rue de Lancry, Paris

Artist: A. Gallice (France, 19th/20th century)

Dated: 1906

Size: 189 x 129.5 cm.

Materials/Media: Original lithographic poster, linen backed

Provenance: The Boskovštejn Bike Museum, Czech Republic.

 

Note: Gabriel Poulain (1884 – 1953) was a French champion cyclist. He made several attempts to achieve human-powered flight and in July 1921 won a prize of 10,000 francs awarded by Peugeot for a flight of ten meter at a height of one meter, on a bicycle with two wing planes in the Bois de Boulogne in Paris.

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