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Advertisement for the Orient Express show that was held at the Trianon Concert.

1896

İstanbul Research Institute

İstanbul Research Institute
İstanbul, Turkey

Show: Oscar Sach; Music: Henri Neuzillet; Illustrations: Alfred Choubrac

On the left, the train driver modestly turns his back to a burlesque scene that shows a soldier, a bourgeois and a priest on a spree. Narrow and confined sleeping cars, a place of social diversity and, what is more, flagrant promiscuity between sexes were bound to led to fantasy and to enhance the erotic vision of the train.

Details

  • Title: Advertisement for the Orient Express show that was held at the Trianon Concert.
  • Date Created: 1896
  • Location: Paris
  • Physical Dimensions: 41 x 60 cm
  • Rights: Pierre de Gigord Collection.

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