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Autour des lits clos bretons "Enfin seule" [Around the Breton closed beds, finally alone]

Accession Number: 0000.1621.25

Collection: Library - Images

Object: Postcard--photographic

Date Made: no earlier than 1904

Description:
Autour des lits clos bretons "Enfin seule" [Around the Breton closed beds, finally alone]. Black and white image of a comical scene: a woman in front of an elaborately carved wooden screen (which probably hides is the Breton closed or box bed of the title) with two gentlemen looking at her from above and behind the screen. One of the men is pointing to her as she undresses; she is not "finally alone" as the title suggests. A grandfather clock and a flax spinning wheel are also in the scene on the left. Artaud et Nozais, Imp-Eoit, Nantes. [no earlier than 1904] 9 x 14 cm.

Subject:
Flax spinning; Brittany (France); Spinning-wheel; Spinning--Hand--Spinning wheel

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