Friday, April 22, 2011

Joyeuses Pâques

Two little girls pouring out flowers to wish everyone a Happy Easter.

“Amis fleurissez-vous
En souvenir de nous!”

Friends decorate yourselves with flowers
As a souvenir of us !

Monday, April 11, 2011

Edna Aug

I haven’t been able to find out much about Edna Aug. I think that she was probably an American actress who came to Paris. The photograph here was taken by Reutlinger in Paris around 1900, so she must have been well thought of. If anyone has more details please let me know.

Sunday, April 03, 2011


This is a postcard of one of several sphinx that guard the Château de Bagatelle in Paris. The model for the face of the sphinx was an opera singer Rose Duthé. This particular sphinx is situated at the back of the Château