Illustrations to Montorgueil's 'Paris au hasard' (Paris: Beraldi, 1895), in-octavo, printed on the same sheet:
Recto: two individual wood-engravings; the first (for page 69 of the book) shows the interior of a poster shop with a well-dressed woman considering a Chéret poster advertising for the Palais de Glace (H. 113mm, W.55mm); the second (for page 72 of the book) shows faces gazing at magic lanterns (H. 48mm, W. 49mm.)
Verso: three individual wood-engravings; the first (for page 67 of the book) shows the actress Yvette Guilbert, wearing her long black gloves, seen half-length (H. 50mm,W. 26mm); the second (for page 66 of the book) shows the actor Paulus, half-length, his hands raised as if in mid-conversation (H 27mm, W33mm.); the third (also for page 66 of the book) shows the actor Kam-Hill in his distinctive tailcoat striding along a stage (H. 60mm, W. 34mm)
Wood-engraving printed on thin paper
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