Edwardian angels in French postcards. Two series; one with a guardian angel & child & another depicting Faith, Hope & Charity.
Late 1800s-early 1900's real photo postcards made from more candid images of real people. Not models & not in a studio. The top card is French, the others are American.
Difficult to tell the boys from the girls since they all wear white gowns. Little Billy at the bottom is the only one that is labeled.
St Eloi or Saint Eligus was the patron saint of goldsmiths, blacksmiths, cattle & horses. There is an annual mass around December 9th at Notre Dame de Paris, for members of the Confraternity of St. Eloi.
Two real photo postcards from France, representing Faith & Charity, one English illustrated card, all from the early 1900's.
Two French real photo postcards from the early 1900's that were part of a set in which each card tells a little scene in a story.