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H.L. Paris Prizes

1930? 2 cards presenting scenes from two La Fontaine fables with a "Certificate of Satisfaction" on the back. Just over 7" x 5½". $12 each from Annick Tilly, Clignancourt, August, '01. Also "BF" a gift of Bertrand Cocq, Calonne-Ricouart, France, August, '15.

These large cards might seem in our culture to bring together two disparate functions, namely of the small picture-card and of the large certificate. The scenes here are "Le Laboureur et ses Enfants" and MM. The latter is drying her eyes with her apron. One of the two certificate formulas on the back fills in a "3" to help date these cards to the very early 30's. The picture side of these cards is identical with the picture-sides of the large trade cards I have listed under Arlatte/Printemps/Jacques.

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La Laitière et le Pot au Lait

Le Laboureur et ses Enfants


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