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Fèves de Fuca Bouxin

1955? "La Fontaine aurait dit…"  Advertisement for Fèves de Fuca Bouxin.  Art signed by SM Bertin. "La Femme qui veut se faire aussi svelte que le veuf." 

The fable on the verso is a clever parody of OF.  Fèves de fuca is, among other things, a laxative.  One can find fèves de fuca in all pharmacies!  The image of La Fontaine against the black background is very strong!  This card seems more of an advertisement than a trade card, but one never knows….