Medium: 50x70 cm: Posters: Vintage Reprints
The Gateway to Finland
- Gunnar Forsström
- Originally published
- 50 × 70 cm
- Product Code
This is Poster de Luxe! It belongs to our Custom Print series and will be printed individually for you. A certificate with a stamp showing the print date and the printer’s signature is included. The latest printing technique with its 12-color system guarantee that the luminosity and fullness of the colour scheme are outstanding, and the poster will last for many generations. The poster is printed on high quality FSC certified matte paper and will be delivered in our stylish Come to Finland poster tube.
About the artwork
In 1930 the artist duo Gunnar Forsström and Göran Hongell captured the maritime Helsinki with the Cathedral in the background. Both posters were published in several different languages, at least German, Finnish, Swedish, English and French.
Who said Finland wasn’t international already back then?
This thing about the Helsinki Cathedral is by the way quite interesting. There is no other building in the whole nation depicted so often in travel posters.
A few years ago, when we asked the tourist information in Helsinki what the modern poster for today’s Helsinki should depict the answer came immediately: ”The cathedral, please.”