|Posters - Sport|
Sports Education France Art Deco Tennis Swimming Athletics France / 1940 / Sport Posters / Marc Real / 120.5x80 Original vintage French sport poster for a sporting event similar to the Junior Olympics held by the Vichy Government from 1940-1944 to promote physical activity: Commissariat General a l'Education générale et aux sports / General Commissariat for General Education and Sports. Colourful image featuring a group of people wearing sports clothing and relaxing under a tree on a grassy hill, a girl reading a book and two boys throwing a ball to each other, with a view below of divers and swimmers at a swimming pool and people playing basketball, running around a track and taking part in other athletic sporting activities in a sports stadium with someone cycling up a path and people watching on the sides, a village and fields in the background, the text above with the blue, red and white ring logo featured also on a flag, and below in colourful letters. Large size. Very good condition, restored tears on the image, backed on linen.