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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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Added by Jose Calvelo on October 12, 2016 at 0:00 — 5 Comments

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