At-the same moment a great and colourful design attracts the potential customers interest and can create something more memorable. Toulouse Lautrec is surely the most famous early poster artists but he was adopted throughout the Belle Epoque by artists for example Alphonse Mucha, Cheret and Grasset and several others. From France, poster art spread to other countries and became popular to advertise fundamentally anything from movies to consumer goods, from events to travel. Advertising posters from the first half of the millennium are now all collectible and some may be worth a lot of cash. Visually powerful political posters became popular again in the 1960s. Should you not need to invest in an authentic vintage advertising poster you may still purchase poster prints and images of these cards at very affordable prices and they will give a touch of color and category to your walls and home decor.
The Journey Poster
Poster art within the Belle Epoque and the the Roaring Twenties coincided with an explosion of mass travel as never seen before. For the first time authorities started to invest money to advertise tourism and their countries attractions and landscapes. Train companies were advertising their itineraries and needless to say it was a period of large business of ocean travel also, in reality we are left with many classic travel posters which are precious and extremely collectible.
The Film Poster
Cheret created the first two posters for the movie business in 1890, these days individual movies are not that significant but the emphasis was more on the companies who produced them thus the two posters actually advertised printing online. The first real movie poster was created in 1896 with the beginning of-the 20th century posters became typical in each movie release from Hollywood.
The Health and Educational Poster
Following the use of posters to market products public health institutions began to promote good health practices with colourful cards. This practice continues to this very day.
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