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1871 WL Franco-Prussian War

1871   "La Raison du Plus Fort."  Postcard featuring WL, a black-and-white painting by "Bussy 1871" with a snatch of conversation between the two animals.  Modele déposé.  Reproduction interdite.  $12 from Bertrand Cocq, Calonne Ricouart, France, Sept., '18. 

This is a fascinating card.  The wolf is clearly dressed in a Prussian uniform.  I believe the wolf is complaining that the sheep did not turn in any supplies at the last "requisition."  She answers "you have completely shorn us.  We have nothing left but misery."  "Yes, but you still have children."  This is a dark political statement!  I believe Bertrand that this card is rare!