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.
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