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Le Meunier, Son Fils

1900 Exposition Universelle 1900 "Le Meunier, Sons Fils et l'Ane." Six slightly larger than 6½" x 4½" cards printed by Courmont Frères, Ch. Rousseau Sr, Paris. Each scene signed by F. Cap (?). 70 Francs each from Annick Tilly at the Clignancourt flea market, August, '99. Extras of cards 1, 4 (cropped), and 5 (cropped) for a total of 110 Francs from Annick, August, '01. Extras of cards 1 and 3 for €2 each from Paris Postcard Exhibit, Jan., '05.  Extras of cards 1 and 3 for €5 each from St. Ouen, August, '13.

Each of the six scenes here has a four-to-seven line segment of La Fontaine's long fable. Again, as in the GA set, "Au Bon Marché" and the title of the fable are to be found somewhere on the picture side. The back has the same information as there including mention that this store is "comme l'une des plus remarquables curiosités de Paris." Several of the cards show crease-marks or the residue of a scrapbook on their backs.

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