The World of Larousse Universel

When I had the pleasure of visiting Chez Gravier recently, I discovered Nicole’s 1922-edition Larousse Universel, which I then monopolised as a conversation piece for the rest of the trip.

The images are fantastic, and not entirely politically correct by modern standards:

…but I’m clearly not the only person to appreciate them in context.

One more posting coming up after this, on this topic.

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  1. Pingback: Pierre Curie has an entry in the 1922 Larousse Universel Encyclopaedia. Marie Curie does not. – dropsafe

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