All French postcards, 2 real photo (RPPC), & one illustrated. Top card is from the 1940's. bottom cards are Victorian & Edwardian.
Selection of Edwardian postcards, both illustrated & real photo. French & English. Top card is French & shows the matchmakers choice for a date. Center card is English, "he was a jolly good fellow'" with a painting of a big BUT & man being chased by an ass. Bottom card is a little girl dressed as an old woman.
The April 1 tradition in France and French-speaking Canada includes poisson d'avril (literally "April's fish"), attempting to attach a paper fish to the victim's back without being noticed.
Do you drink alone, with a friend, or a couple of fellas? Three French real photo postcards. Is it your life, medicine, or social calling?
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.