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Where credulity and scepticism flourish side by side : Some Parisian soothsayers and their victims

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Title
Where credulity and scepticism flourish side by side : Some Parisian soothsayers and their victims
Names
Maltese, Louis, 19th century (Artist)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Fortune Telling

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1908-02-01
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC FORTU-Tel
Topics
Fortune-telling
Fortune telling cards
Ouija board -- France -- Paris
Coffee -- France -- Paris
Fortune-telling -- France -- Paris
Genres
Satires (Visual works)
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "Fortune tellers of Paris" "1. Mme. Renauld, a celebrated cartomancienne ; 2. Types of fortune-tellers ; 3. Fortune-telling by coffee-grounds : 'Ah, monsieur, what a flirt your wife is!' ; 4. A hypnotic medium at work ; 5. Questioning the spirits by means of the oui-ja ; 6. Mlle. Claire, the clairvoyante of the Ternes Quarter ; 7. Mme. Paule, of the Latin Quarter : 'The ace of clubs tells me you are a deputy, monsieur' ; 8. In the 'ante-chamber' of Héloïse, the clairvoyante of the Batignolles Quarter."
Source note: Graphic. Illustrated Newspapers, Ltd., 1869-).
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 34 x 24 cm. (13 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17959650
Barcode: 33333159486964
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 605c52b0-c551-012f-31ff-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1908: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Where credulity and scepticism flourish side by side " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1908-02-01. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-366c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Where credulity and scepticism flourish side by side " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 28, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-366c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1908-02-01). Where credulity and scepticism flourish side by side Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-366c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Where credulity and scepticism flourish side by side