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Jose Calvelo replied to Paul Frecker's discussion Looking for a source for this Nadar quote
"So… at 11:00 PM you order the book from Abebooks, and… by 11:45 PM you've already spotted the quote in the book? ;-)"
Feb 22
Jose Calvelo replied to Paul Frecker's discussion Looking for a source for this Nadar quote
"Hello Paul, I don't know where the quotation comes from, but when I search on Google Books with a few keywords in French, I come across this sentence: "ce métier d'imbécile si insipide au bout de 13 ans de…"
Feb 22

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Silvester's Household Brigade (stereoview)

This Alfred Silvester Stereoview puzzles me. I'm unable to understand its meaning. A goose (a Gallic cock, maybe ?) whose head is that of Napoleon III, is pushed or kept at bay by a group of maidens. Knowing that the relations between the French Emperor and Queen Victoria were reasonably good in the early 1860s,…

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At 23:01 on March 20, 2017, Alex Novak said…

José, it is always a pleasure to meet passionate collectors.  No worries.  It's just nice to make your acquaintance.

 
 
 

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