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'Lanterne Rouge' Art Deco Cycling Print

£15.95

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  • Image of 'Lanterne Rouge' Art Deco Cycling Print
  • Image of 'Lanterne Rouge' Art Deco Cycling Print
  • Image of 'Lanterne Rouge' Art Deco Cycling Print

This design marks one of cycling's more peculiar distinctions: the 'Lanterne Rouge', which is a term awarded to any competitor in a bike race who finds themselves in last position. The term Lanterne Rouge (Red Lantern) refers to the safety lamps which were originally hung onto the rear carriage of a train.

Though not particularly prestigious, in the past this award has been keenly contested among riders at the rear of the standings of such races as the Tour de France; as it provided not only a certain level of celebrity, but also the prospect of increased appearance fees in the post-Tour criteriums!

Celebrate your love for the underdog with this Art Deco inspired cycling print, which would light up any feature wall or pain cave.

Available in red (of course) this design comes in three sizes which you can select from the drop down menu:
A4: 21 x 29.7 cm /8.3 x 11.7 inches approx
A3: 29.7 x 42 cm /11.7 x 16.5 inches approx
A2: 42 x 59.4 cm / 16.5 x 23.4 inches approx

This design is printed with pigment inks onto archival quality, acid-free paper, creating a beautiful art print.

Your print will be hand-finished, carefully wrapped in acid-free tissue paper and packed in a sturdy cardboard tube to ensure that it reaches you in tip-top condition.

Please visit our shop for more Mid Century inspired designs.

N.B. All Prints are sold unframed and unmounted

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