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Histoire d'en dire deux

Just to Say Two, from the periodical "L'Artiste"
Masques et Visages
Artist: Paul Gavarni (1804 - 1866) Primary
Artist: Alfred Lemercier (active ) Printer
19th century
Dimensions: 7.68 x 6.26 in. (19.5 x 15.9 cm)
Dimensions Extent: image
Object Type: Print
Creation Place: Europe, France
Medium and Support: Lithograph on paper
Credit Line: Gift of James M. Reed, 2017.
Accession Number: 2017.35.459
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The French text beneath the image reads,
"Savez-vous; vous, Partagé, dans quelle ville de France les horlogéres sont les plus cagneuses?
-Non, Oú çá?
-Eh! bien c'est á Pau.
-On n'a jamais pu le savoir!"

This translates to "Do you know; you, Partagé, in which town in France are the watchmakers the most daring?
-No, where is that?
- Hey! Well it's in Pau
- Why?
-We never could find out!"


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