|Posters - Advertising|
Hutchinson Tyres Stronger Than Steel France / 1958 / Advertising Posters / Guion (after Mich) / 118x78.5 Original vintage advertising poster for the French tyre maker Hutchinson (founded 1853; manufacturing tyres for motorcycles, bicycles and mopeds since 1890): Stronger than Steel / Hutchinson Plus Solide que l’Acier Pneus Cyclomoteur Velo Moto Scooter. Fun and colourful artwork by Guion (inspired by an earlier design by the notable graphic artist Mich), featuring a clown with a beard and moustache and wearing a hat and a red polka dot outfit, riding a stylised image of a bike on two tyres using a knife as the handlebar along the front tire to prove Hutchinson tyres are stronger than steel, set against a bright yellow background with the title above in blue and the rest of the text below with a smaller image of the clown sharpening his knife against a tyre as a dog looks on. Large size. Good condition, waving, restored folds, staining, backed on linen.