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La Villette, location unknown, undated

EP001.01.119.01.02.008 (RS187827)

Description

La Villette is a district within the city of Paris, France where animal slaughtering took place during the second empire, 1852-1870. The figure in the image is one of the butcher boys who wore blue smocks and hats with a visor. Cattle are seen in the background with the word "Abattoir" on the building.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
1 trade card : color illustration ; 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches
Dimensions
3 1/2x 2 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton, February 28, 1930.
GUSN
301679
Reference Code
EP001.01.119.01.02.008

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
boys
business (commercial function)
children (people by age group)
slaughterhouses
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Smoking
Places
Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France)

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