PARIS. Part. brown, pink. No 2159. Design by Gustave Fraipont, of the Orinoco river, with river-boats, an Indian chief, trees, arms of Venezuela, etc. Fraipont was both painter and engraver, born in Brussels in 1849, but taking French nationality. He is best-known for his many posters. The company was founded 1888 and that's when the 214 shares we offer, were issued. The company capital was 1,5 million francs (the number of shares issued, is not known to us). Early and very attractive piece.
Date: March 1888
Startprice: € 50