Postcard, "1er Avril", [1890?].

1 colored photographic postcard with embossed text "1er Avril", depicting a seaside man holding a bouquet  of flowers and fish.  Possible photographer is "Triasa".  "In Italy, France and Belgium, children and adults traditionally tack paper fishes on each other's back as a trick and shout "April fish!" in their local languages (pesce d'aprile!, poisson d'avril! and aprilvis! in Italian, French and Flemish, respectively). Such fish feature prominently on many late 19th- to early 20th-century French April Fools' Day postcards." Wikipedia, April Fools Day.  Description based on seller description. Numbered 3323.  Digital Donation: Michael P. Foight.
 
 

Main Author: Triasa
Format: Postcard
Language: French
Published: [S.l. ; s.n.] 1890
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Online Access: http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:338104
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