ANON. Grand Hotel de Russie, Geneve.
Original Hotel luggage label, c.1925. 100 x 155 mm.
James Fazy a Swiss Politician and creator of modern Geneva had his residence built at the corner of Quai du Mont-Blanc, one of the most expensive plots of land in Geneva for the time.
Eventually Fazy faced serious debts and had to dispose of his property. The building was transformed to a Hotel and the Hotel de Russie opened in 1869. The Hotel was demolished in 1968.
Printers: Sonor SA Geneve.
Lithograph printed in 2 colours by Sonor, a printer remowned for his high quality printing and binding.