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Headpiece vignette to chapter eight (Echoes of bon ton and of the life of fashion in 1850)

Albert Lynch, from The Frenchwoman of the century, by Octave Uzanne, London, 1886.

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Headpiece vignette to chapter eight (Echoes of bon ton and of the life of fashion in 1850)

Albert Lynch, from The Frenchwoman of the century, by Octave Uzanne, London, 1886.

(Source: archive.org.)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Such was the life of our Parisian society when the Consulate was firmly seated.

Albert Lynch, from The Frenchwoman of the century, by Octave Uzanne, London, 1886.

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Such was the life of our Parisian society when the Consulate was firmly seated.

Albert Lynch, from The Frenchwoman of the century, by Octave Uzanne, London, 1886.

(Source: archive.org.)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Second transformation.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

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Second transformation.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: archive.org.)

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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Angels and demons.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

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Angels and demons.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

(Source: archive.org.)

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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A little demon was waiting for bubbles to float by…

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

(Source: archive.org.)

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A little demon was waiting for bubbles to float by…

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

(Source: archive.org.)

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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Pipe from Mrs. S.’s factory, patented by H. M. Queen Pōmare.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

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Pipe from Mrs. S.’s factory, patented by H. M. Queen Pōmare.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

(Source: archive.org.)

Monday, October 13, 2014
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The plants’ awakening.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

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The plants’ awakening.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

(Source: archive.org.)

Monday, October 13, 2014
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A masked ball.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

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A masked ball.

From Un autre monde (another world), written and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Grandville, Paris, 1844.

(Source: archive.org.)

Monday, October 13, 2014