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ACHAC collection, 1880-ca. 1975

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ACHAC collection
Series IV. Printed images, posters, maps and original artwork, 1880-1967 122 items
Series IV.D. Travel posters, 1929-1957 13 items
The subseries contains posters of West Africa, ca. 1952-1956; Algeria and the Algerian centennial, 1929-1957; and Morocco and Tunisia, 1935-1953.
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26-27** West Africa, ca. 1952-1956
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27** Cras, Monique, Afrique noire française : Office nationale du tourisme de la France d'outremer, Roquevaire, B.-du-R. [Bouches-du-Rhône] (France): "La Lithotyp," [ca. 1952] 1 print : lithograph, color; 102 x 66 cm. on backing 108 x 72 cm.
Stylized renderings of an African head with face paint and jewelry, a dancer with a tall giraffe mask, dancers with flaring capes, a herd of elephants, a man on a canoe, a depiction of West African clay-brick architecture, boats on the water, and tall trees.
27** Visitez l'A.O.F. [Afrique occidentale française] : renseignements, Bureau du tourisme de la délégation [de l'Afrique occidentale française], Paris: Diloutremer; Dakar: [...]cault, [ca. 1954] 1 photomechanical print : offset lithograph, color; 93 x 61 cm. on backing 98 x 67 cm.
African drummer with geographic depiction to two travel itineraries: one from Dakar to Abidjan, the other from Bamako and Timbuktu ("Tombouctou") to Cotonou. Poster cut down on bottom. Images et Colonies ( 1993), p. 240, gives editor as "Syndicat d'initiative et de tourisme de l'AOF."
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26** Colin, Paul, [Cape buffalo with pride of lions], [S.l.] : Dir. Art. Jean Carlu; Imp. Courbet, [1956] 1 print : lithograph, color; 76 x 62 cm.
Horned Cape buffalo in foreground, pride of lions in background. Poster badly torn at top, and irregularly shaped. Seller's inventory titles as "Afrique: le monde animal."
For images thematically related to this subseries, see also: Maps: Compagnie Fabre et Fraissinet; Maps: Carte touristique des escales de la régie Air Afrique.
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28-29** Algeria & Algerian centennial, 1929-1957
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28** Cauvy, L. [Léon], Centenaire de l'Algérie, 1830-1930 : du 1er janvier au 30 juin, Algiers: Imp. Baconnier; Commissariat Général du centenaire de l'Algérie, 1929 1 print : lithograph, color; 104 x 75 cm. on backing 109 x 78 cm.
View of dark-skinned North Africans sitting at wharfside, with boats being unloaded and city in background.
28** Dormoy, L'Algérie, 1830-1930 : pays de grande production agricole, Paris: Éditions publicitaires Henri Dormoy, 1929 1 print : lithograph, color; 106 x 75 cm. on backing 113 x 80 cm.
View of fertile fields with crops stretching to the sea, one field being plowed by tractor; a European colonist and turbaned North African man standing to the right; and produce in the foreground: grapes, wheat, tomatoes, citrus and olives.
28** Santos, Centenaire de l'Algérie : janvier-juin 1930 ; Exposition d'Oran : avril-mai 1930, Algiers: Affiches Jules Carbonel, 1930 1 print: lithograph, color; 119 x 78 cm. on backing 123 x 81 cm.
European colonist with his arm around a turbaned North African man; in the distance a city (Oran?) with bay and coastline.
See also: Colonial expositions.
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29** Irriera, Roger, Touggourt, Algiers: Lith. Baconnier; Chemins de fer algériens de l'État, 1930 1 print: lithograph, color; 101 x 60 cm. on backing 107 x 66 cm.
Veiled Tuareg man on caparisoned camel, desert city in background; identical artwork to "Le Sud algérien."
29** Irriera, Roger, Le Sud algérien, Algiers: Imp. Baconnier; CFA [Chemins de Fer Algériens], 1937 1 print : lithograph, color; 98 x 61 cm. on backing 103 x 65 cm.
Veiled Tuareg man on caparisoned camel, desert city in background: identical artwork to "Touggourt."
29** Nouen, Guy, Algérie, pays de lumière, Algiers: Imp. Baconnier; Office algérien d'action économique et touristique [OFALAC]; CFA [Chemins de fer algériens], 1947 1 photomechanical print : offset lithograph, color; 99 x 59 cm. on backing 104 x 64 cm.
Veiled North African woman, tattooed on forehead, with white city and palm trees superposed.
29** Mercier, A.L., Algérie, pays de la qualité Algiers: Imp. Baconnier Frères; Office algérien d'action économique et touristique; Gouvernement général de l'Algérie; CFA [Chemins de fer algériens], [1957] 1 print : lithograph, color; 97 x 60 cm. on backing 102 x 68 cm.
North African woman in white robes holding basket of produce: grapes, dates, citrus, tomatoes, and wheat.
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30** Morocco and Tunisia, 1935-1953
30** Bellenger, P., Visitez la Tunisie, Paris: Imp. Gaillac-Monrocq & Cie; PLM, 1935 1 print : lithograph, color; 98 x 61 cm. on backing 101 x 64 cm.
Veiled, blue-eyed North African woman; in the background Islamic architecture, a Roman coliseum, North Africans travelling by camel across the desert, and speeding automobiles.
30** Viano, Maroc, Cie [Compagnie] de Navigation Paquet [Marseille] : Moullot-Marseille, [1937] 1 print : lithograph, color; 98 x 61 cm. on backing 106 x 69 cm.
Profile of bearded, turbaned North African man. Seller's inventory gives artist's name as "Vianot."
30** Delval, H., Maroc, Rabat: Office marocain du tourisme; Gaillard Maroc, [1953] 1 photomechanical print : offset lithograph, color; 100 x 60 cm. on backing 106 x 66 cm.
Overhead view of shepherd in burnoose with flock of sheep by small building (a marabout shrine?), in the shadow of a minaret.


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