La Villette, location unknown, undated

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

GUSN

GUSN-301679

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
slaughterhouses
children (people by age group)
boys
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

1 trade card : color illustration ; 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.119.01.02.008

Image Dimensions

3 1/2 x 2 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton, February 28, 1930.

Places

Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France)

Record Details

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Subjects

Smoking

Description Level

Item