Museum Folkwang
Hermitage Hotel, Monte Carlo
  • G. Colombo
  • Hermitage Hotel, Monte Carlo, around 1895

  • 73,7 x 101,8 cm
  • Printing Press Imprimerie Arts Industries, Paris
  • Permanent loan of the collection Reisen in Luxus, Essen
  • Inv. DPM DL 383
  • CommentaryThe regions luxury trains travelled to naturally had to offer the same level of quality and luxury as the train; that is, high-quality hotels had to be available. They had to be on sensational sites, along the sea or in the mountains, well-equipped and providing numerous distractions such as coach trips and tennis. In any case, the building needed to be presentable. Generally these were palace hotels, with large entrance halls and numerous other public rooms (smoking room, bar, etc.)

    This poster shows all the advantages of the hotel, its site, its architecture and its entrance hall with chandeliers. The same motif could have served for a postcard to provide loved ones at home an impression of the noble surroundings of your holiday site. Advertising for the hotel, which still exists today, has not fundamentally changed.
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  • Obj_Ownership_S (Verantw):German Poster Museum
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  • Obj_Title1_S: Hermitage Hotel, Monte Carlo
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  • Obj_Dating_S: around 1895
  • Jahr von: 1,890
  • Jahr bis: 1,900
  • Obj_IdentNr_S: DPM DL 383
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  • Obj_Crate_S: 73,7 x 101,8 cm
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  • Obj_AccNote_S (Erwerb): Permanent loan of the collection Reisen in Luxus, Essen
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  • Obj_Condition1_S (Druckerei): Imprimerie Arts Industries, Paris
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  • Obj_Rights_S: © Museum Folkwang, Essen
Commentary
Artists

The regions luxury trains travelled to naturally had to offer the same level of quality and luxury as the train; that is, high-quality hotels had to be available. They had to be on sensational sites, along the sea or in the mountains, well-equipped and providing numerous distractions such as coach trips and tennis. In any case, the building needed to be presentable. Generally these were palace hotels, with large entrance halls and numerous other public rooms (smoking room, bar, etc.)

This poster shows all the advantages of the hotel, its site, its architecture and its entrance hall with chandeliers. The same motif could have served for a postcard to provide loved ones at home an impression of the noble surroundings of your holiday site. Advertising for the hotel, which still exists today, has not fundamentally changed.