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Sun and Snow in Austria Germany Anschluss Austria / 1938 / Ski Posters / Erich von Wunschheim / 69.5x49 Rare original vintage poster issued after the annexation of Austria to Nazi Germany (known as Anschluss) featuring artwork by Erich von Wunschheim - the first poster using this design was issued in 1937 to promote skiing in Austria. Our poster was issued in 1938/1939 after the annexation to promote skiing in Austria, which was now part of Germany, using the same earlier image. Stunning winter scene of people skiing down a snowy mountain next to snow topped chalets with mountain peaks on the horizon below a clear blue sky and the stylised text below: Zon en Sneeuw over Duitschland / Sun and Snow in Germany. Good condition, restored minor loss, light staining, backed on linen.