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Street vendors on the Seine in Paris: a pet-groomer, a shoe shiner, and a bookstall. Coloured lithograph, 183-.
- [between 1830 and 1839?]
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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [between 1830 and 1839?]
1 print : lithograph, tinted, with watercolour
The dog groomer's signboard says (misspellings etc. uncorrected) "Pière Versailles coupe les chiens & les châts querit les maladies de chiens châts & peraquets tond les chiens & sa femme, va en ville". At the foot of the sign are vignettes showing a dog, a parrot and a cat. Below is a box for customer's contact details, labelled "On a qu'a mettre son addresse dans cette boitte". The shoe shiner's sign says "Cirage à l'angloise & à la françoise". A more official sign nearby says "Bains".
Wellcome Library no. 659813i
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