Les Aventures de Jean-Paul Choppart par Louis Desnoyers: L’Episode de Panouille
Pictures from “Les Aventures de Jean-Paul Choppart par Louis Desnoyers: L’Episode de Panouille” by Frédéric Goupil.
A small French children’s novel that I bought at Libraire Books in New Orleans. It seems that the character was created by Louis Desnoyers but that this book was written by Frédéric Goupil.
Title Page Detail: Angel With Whip
This vignette, or little scene, is on the title page. A winged angel stands amidst two groups of little children. One group, clad in white, have wreaths of flowers round their heads and are praying. The other group are in night-clothes, and appear to be trying [...] [more...]
The boy himself
A sketch of a curly-haired scruffily-dressed boy with his hands in his pockets, reproduced as a wood engraving.
Beating the boy
Mr.Choppart takes his son in one hand, and with his other hand the cane (used for loading a musket), made from flexible and supple whalebone. A colleague suggested, “Mr Choppart grabbed his son with one hand, and with the other the rod of his gun, as [...] [more...]
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