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This collection onsists of a 1922 essay by Johns Hopkins University philologist David S. Blondheim, titled "Eassai d'un Vocabulaire Comparatif des Parlers Romans des Juifs au Moyen Age."
This collection consists of an album of photographs relating to the Dreyfus Affair. The Dreyfus Affair was a political scandal that divided France at the turn of the twentieth century, wherein Alfred Dreyfus, a French army officer of Jewish descent, was convicted for treason on uncertain grounds.
École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts Paris [National School of Fine Arts Paris] UP6 ephemera and photographs
The École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts (National School of Fine Arts) in Paris succeeded the royal arts academies of pre-revolutionary France. The collection contains eight black-and-white photographs of the school in 1972 and ephemera concerning the creation of two new ateliers and a printing works at UP6 by the architect Jean-Paul Jungmann in 1972-74.
Édouard-René Lefèbvre de Laboulaye was a French businessman, lawyer, author, professor and politician born in Paris January 18, 1811. The collection consists of two volumes entitled "Constitution des États-Unis" containing 59 lectures written in French and delivered by Laboulaye at the Collège de France. Most were delivered in 1862-1863.
An anti-Dreyfus articulated caricature printed on thin cardboard, depicting a soldier in red pants and cap plunging the writer Émile Zola into a barrel of molasses bearing the word "Vidange", with a brad fastener used to move the soldier's arm (and thereby the figure of Zola) up and down into the barrel. The text reads, "Zola dans la Mé...lasse!" Art by P. Dous-Y'nell (also known as P. Douzy-Nell and Paul Pierre Marie Joseph Doussinelle). Published by Léon Hayard.
This collection consists of an original color lithograph entitled “Les Amazones de la Seine,” created and signed by Eugéne Morsabeau Rosambeau in 1870. The print depicts a group of a dozen Prussian soldiers brought to surrender by members of the “Amazones de la Seine,” a French female military faction during the Siege of Paris (1870-1871).
This item is a folio of caricature sketches created in France in 1861. There is currently no biographical information on the creator.
Likely distributed by the République française, French government, these three ration cards are from the 1870 to 1871 Siege of Paris. One meat ration card from the 9th arrondissement (district) and two subsistence cards for bread, groceries, oil, and chocolate from the 6th arrondissement.
Copied from dealer description: [Erotic Art] A Set of 8 1920s French or German Naughty 'Hold-to-the-Light' Cards. An interesting set of 8 'hold-to-the-light' cards with French & German instructions stamped at the top, featuring ladies in various states of undress doing various things with various props. One features Josephine Baker in her banana dress. The effect of the hold to the light feature is oddly unimpressive. 8 cards. 3.5"x5.5". Minor soil, light wear.
This collection includes three issues of a prisoner of war camp journal titled "La Dernière Heure," created in April, May, and July of 1943 by French internees at the Baltic port of Wismar.