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Louis Vuitton Trunks Conjure Visions of Railway and Steamship Travel

Founded in 1858, Louis Vuitton, the then four-year-old Parisian luxury goods maker introduced its first trunk in the gray-toned “Trianon” canvas. To further distinguish themselves against their imitators and competition, the firm subsequently released the striped “Rayée” canvas and checkered “Damier” canvas before finally releasing the iconic “Monogram” canvas in 1892.

 

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In the age of railway and steamship travel, Louis Vuitton trunks were the epitome of luxury and function.Read More