ski poster

ski poster

Francisco Tamagno (1851-1933), Chamonix Mont-Blanc Lithograph in colours, c.1900, printed by Émile Pécaud & Cie., Paris. [Image: www.christies.com] At the beginning of the 20th century, ski resorts such as Chamonix had begun to attract an increasingly fashionable clientele. As the figures in this lithograph by Francisco Tamagno show, white bonnets were considered particularly chic — with flowing skirts proving no hindrance to ambitious jumps.