Rare Film Posters

GENERAL GALLIENI

£55.00

Original French 11 inch x 15 1/4 inch portrait titled LE GENERAL GALLIENI.

Joseph Simon Gallieni (1849 – 1916) was a French military officer, active for most of his career as a military commander and administrator in the French colonies where he wrote several books on colonial affairs. Gallieni is infamous in Madagascar as the French military leader who exiled Queen Ranavalona III and abolished the 350-year-old monarchy on the island.

From the painting by Ferdinand Roybet (1840 – 1920). A French painter and engraver, best known for his historical and costume genre scenes.

The page comes from the French magazine L’ILLUSTRATION, December 1915

Image size 8 1/2 inch x 11 5/8 inch

The page is in very good condition. The actual portrait is tacked onto the page. Reverse side blank.

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