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The manager of a hotel discusses the extermination of bedbugs with a lady. Wood engraving by 'Henriot' (H. Maigrot).

Henriot, 1857-1933.

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The manager says that he has offered his guests 20 centimes for every bedbug that they find in their rooms. The lady asks if the bugs have disappeared; the manager replies that, on the contrary, the rascals have brought in more

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-J'avais offert à mes voyageurs de rabattre vingt centimes sur la note, par punaise qu'ils trouveraient dans mes chambres? -Elles ont disparu? -Au contraire! Les gredins en apportaient! Par Henriot

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1 print : wood engraving

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16948i

Language

  • French


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