The words La France appear in very large writing on this page, the F and E perhaps 5 inches / 12.5cm tall, in bold uneaven script that says 1880s France; beneath that ILUSTRÉE is in sans-serif type, and the remaining text has serifs although the word JOURNAL is distorted, the letters getting deeper in the middlee of the word, dowm from the cap height, [...] [more...] [$]
A man stands facing left, apparently calm, wearing overcoat and wide-brimmed hat, in an underground tunnel; behind him is a large metal cylindrical tank, horizontal, fitted with railway wheels; to the man’s right are two large wheels, the upper with a handle and the lower toothed; the main is operating the upper wheel. In front of the man is a machine [...] [more...] [$]
St.Elizabeth of Hungary (1207 – 1231) is a patron saint of bakers, beggars, brides, charities and of the death of children. She was a princess and at the age of sixteen was taught by Franciscan friars; she wore simple clothes and distributed bread to the poor. The main scene illustrated in this picture is when her brother-in-law accused her of stealing [...] [more...] [$]
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