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Publisher: GONTHIER-DREYFUS & CO
Title: Café des gourmands E. Guittard - Excellent.
Published in: Paris, Gonthier - Dreyfus &C°, ca. 1880
   
Size: 15.9 x 20.7 inches.
40.3 x 52.5 cm.
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In original lithograph colour.
Condition: In excellent condition.
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Original chromo lithographed coffee advertising poster by Gonthier-Dreyfus & Co., for E. Guittard & Co. The company was started by Eddy Guittard, who emigrated from Lyon, France in the 1850s during the California Gold Rush.
He brought French chocolates with him, which he traded for supplies. After trying without success for three years to strike gold in the Sierra, he returned to San Francisco, where shopkeepers with whom he had earlier traded his chocolate convinced him to become a chocolate maker. He then returned to Paris, saved money to buy the equipment he needed, before returning to San Francisco[4] and opening his business at 405 Sansome Street on the San Francisco waterfront.
Initially, he also sold items such as, tea, coffee and spices alongside his chocolate.




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