Louis Vuitton as a young man, 2015
In 1906, a reference catalogue precisely inventoried items and luggage from Louis Vuitton. The trunks that would make the House a success were already there.
Louis, Georges and Gaston-Louis Vuitton posing with craftsmen in the courtyard of the Asnières-sur-Seine workshops, ca. 1888
Collage workshop at Asnières-sur-Seine, ca. 1903
Ideale trunk in natural cowhide, ca. 1903 with accessories from the 1900s
Paris suitcase in natural cowhide leather, 1914
Restrictive trunk in monogram canvas, once belonging to Gaston-Louis Vuitton, ca. 1925
Shoe trunk for thirty pairs of shoes in monogram canvas, once belonging to Yvonne Printemps, 1926
at the American Stock Exchange Building, through January 7th, 2018.
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November 12th, 2017