• From Arles’ Rereading section, “Orient-Express & Cie: Between History and Mythology” (Curator: Arthur Mettetal & Éva Gravayat)showcases beautiful archival documentation...

    Advertising poster for the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, by Jacques Touchet, 1930.

     
     
     
    From Arles’ Rereading section, “Orient-Express & Cie: Between History and Mythology” (Curator: Arthur Mettetal & Éva Gravayat)showcases beautiful archival documentation surrounding the world’s first international luxury train, which traveled between Paris and Istanbul, through pictures, maps, design drawings, and flyers.
     
  • Models posing in a pullman lounge car decorated by René Lalique. Circa 1970. Copyright THE ENDOWMENT FUND ORIENT EXPRESS.